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Healthcare Industry Overview


Nearly 17 million Americans work in healthcare, and the aging of the Baby Boomers will increase demand for healthcare services and drive up the number of healthcare jobs in the coming years.

Most jobs in healthcare involve clinical care (working with directly with patients), but nonclinical options, such as medical records and medical transcription jobs, are also available.

Healthcare Education


Healthcare employment exists for people with nearly every level of education -- from orderly jobs that require only a high school diploma to physician jobs that require a four-year medical degree, internship and residency. Many healthcare jobs also have certification, state licensure and continuing-education requirements.

Healthcare Job Market


Although political changes could alter the employment landscape, the outlook for healthcare jobs is solid. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports from 2010 to 2020:

  • Physical therapist jobs will grow 39 percent.
  • Medical assistant jobs will grow 31 percent.
  • Registered nurse jobs will grow 26 percent.
  • Pharmacist jobs will grow 25 percent.
  • Licensed practical nurse jobs will grow 22 percent.


Healthcare Salaries


In general, the more education you have, the more you’ll make in a healthcare career. Here are 2011 median salaries for some common healthcare jobs, according to the BLS:

  • Pharmacist: $113,390
  • Physical therapist: $78,270
  • Registered nurse: $65,950
  • Licensed practical nurse: $41,150
  • Medical assistant: $29,100

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Ascend Rehab has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist Assistant to join our team as a Mobile Therapist, covering our skilled nursing facilities throughout the North shore area. Travel is required with mileage reimbursement. A Mobile Therapist’s overall responsibility is to provide care to the resident at the highest level. The Mobile Therapist will be assigned to m...
Company Name: Ascend Hospice (www.ascendhospice.com) Location: Springfield & Northampton area of Massachusetts Schedule: Days Company Overview: At Ascend Hospice we believe that Hospice is for the life we live, and that life should be lived – from its beginning to its end – fully and with great dignity. We follow an individualized holistic approach to Hospice incorporating the Mind, Body, & So...
Peabody Glen Health Care Center, a 150 bed skilled nursing acility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for a PTA to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior outcomes. We treat ou...
Company Name: Ascend Hospice (www.ascendhospice.com) Location: Concord & Lexington area of Massachusetts Schedule: Days Company Overview: At Ascend Hospice we believe that Hospice is for the life we live, and that life should be lived – from its beginning to its end – fully and with great dignity. We follow an individualized holistic approach to Hospice incorporating the Mind, Body, & Soul; do...
Newton Health Care Center, a 202 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior outcom...
Millbury Health Care Center, a 154 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior outc...
Redstone Rehab and Nursing a 254 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior o...
Millbury Health Care Center, a 154 bed skilled nursing acility, has an exceptional per diem opportunity for a PT to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in superior outcomes. We treat our resi...
Ascend Rehab has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team as a Mobile Therapist, covering our skilled nursing facilities throughout the North and South Shore in MA. Travel is required with mileage reimbursement. A Mobile Therapist’s overall responsibility is to provide care to the resident at the highest level. The Mobile Therapist will be assigned to ...
Redstone Rehab and Nursing a 254 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional full time opportunity for a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant to join our team of talented clinicians. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result...
Ascend Rehab has an exceptional full time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team of talented clinicians covering our home care division throughout the north shore area. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variety of settings, which result in s...
We are seeking a Director of Dining Services for an upscale Continuing Care Retirement Community. We are seeking a professional who is innovative. You must have a passion for food and leading a team to success. In the Director of Dining Services role you will be directly responsible for the overall operation of a restaurant-style dining service department in a Senior living community. You will op...
Eyeglass World, part of the National Vision family of optical retailers, operates over 70 retail optical locations throughout the United States. A value driven superstore, Eyeglass World, with its in-store labs, offers eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses in the latest styles from designer names such as Dolce & Gabbana, DKYN, Ray Ban and more. If you're looking for eyeglasses, contact lenses ...
Eyeglass World, part of the National Vision family of optical retailers, operates over 70 retail optical locations throughout the United States. A value driven superstore, Eyeglass World, with its in-store labs, offers eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses in the latest styles from designer names such as Dolce & Gabbana, DKYN, Ray Ban and more. If you're looking for eyeglasses, contact lenses ...
Eyeglass World, part of the National Vision family of optical retailers, operates over 70 retail optical locations throughout the United States. A value driven superstore, Eyeglass World, with its in-store labs, offers eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses in the latest styles from designer names such as Dolce & Gabbana, DKYN, Ray Ban and more. If you're looking for eyeglasses, contact lenses ...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...
Eyeglass World, part of the National Vision family of optical retailers, operates over 70 retail optical locations throughout the United States. A value driven superstore, Eyeglass World, with its in-store labs, offers eye exams, contact lenses and eyeglasses in the latest styles from designer names such as Dolce & Gabbana, DKYN, Ray Ban and more. If you're looking for eyeglasses, contact lenses ...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...
National Vision, Inc. is the nations’ fourth largest optical company in the United States. We currently operate more than 700 retail stores with over 6,500 associates! The NVI team is made up of a dynamic group of individuals who have chosen National Vision because we embrace a culture that offers our associates opportunities to continue to grow for many years. Join the fastest growing optical co...
Provides nursing care for patients in the Labor and Delivery Unit and Post Partum Unit (Women’s Services). Documents care given and provides leadership and guidance for subordinates. Job Requirements: Two year experience in Labor and Delivery preferred. Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice. One year of operating room experience preferred. Must have Registered Nurse license in the St...

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Healthcare Support (Nursing, PT, Healthcare support)

Rate of Growth
34.50 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
4,190,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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