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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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Horse Farm Help Equine rehab facility. Sturbridge, MA. Barn help required. Friday-Sunday a must but could be up to full-time. Horse experience essential. Visit http://www.rosshavenfarm.com...
HC146969: Galena Park ISD Houston, TX See Below To Apply Position: Health Science Technology Teacher - High School Level Description: To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, responsible men and women and to prepare them to enter the health care profession. Salary: $50,000.00 Beginning Teacher Salary plus $4,000.00 annua...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repre...
Registered Nurse /RN for Home Health – Weekends Prefer to take the week off and work only on weekends? Take advantage of our flexible schedule 3 Day Weekend Option. Nurses are needed to work weekends with an option to work either full or part-time. We are seeking dedicated, professional nurses with strong assessment skills to coordinate care and promote quality clinical outcomes which will enabl...
Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
Description: Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care or commun...
Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 25, we are totally focu...
Job Description Experienced, driven, organized and reliable consultants needed in the Spokane, Washington service area. Consultants will completing in-home assessments for our plan members. This position is home-based and selected consultants will be assigned coverage areas based on their home office location and their travel preference. Consultants are paid per visit and mileage reimbursement is...
Description: Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care or commun...
Physical Therapist For more information, please contact: Katina Kill, Therapy Recruiter Phone: 866-427-2004 Ext. 521 Email: ***** Apply online at jobs.hcr-manorcare.com EEO/Drug-Free Employer Click Image to View Ad provided by The Minot Daily News...
Description: Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care or commun...
Description: Position Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. Flexible? Friendly? Fast on your feet? That's a great start. Accurate? Accountable? Self-Direc...
Description Our health center provides quality skilled nursing care and rehabilitative therapies to our customers. We value the skills, dedication and compassion our certified nursing assistants provide to our resident population. The ideal Extendicare Certified Nursing Assistant has these character qualities and skills: · responds appropriately to requests for service · displays courtesy and ...
Company Confidential Tacoma, WA, 98401
Experienced, driven, organized and reliable consultants needed in the Tacoma, Washington service area. Consultants will completing in-home assessments for our plan members. This position is home-based and selected consultants will be assigned coverage areas based on their home office location and their travel preference. Consultants are paid per visit and mileage reimbursement is included. Intere...
Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
JOIN OUR TEAM   ELLIS MEDICINE IS CURRENLTY RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING: • Experienced Cardiothoracic Surgery Critical Care Registered Nurses • Experienced Medical/Surgical & Progressive Care Registered Nurses • Graduate Nurses now being considered for the Critical Care/Step Down New Graduate Nurse Residency Program SIGN-ON BONUSES UP TO $ 4,000, IMPRESSIVE CLINICAL LADDER BONUSES, GENER...
Overview: Located close to the beach, just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, Community Memorial Hospital is a 242 bed non-profit, acute care facility, committed to provide quality patient care in an environment that promotes clinical excellence and innovative leadership. We offer some of the best benefits in the industry, along with great career choices, training, and leadership development. At our...
Description: Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care or commun...
Description: Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. In this role, you will provide primary care to patients in long term care or commun...
Overview: Community Memorial Health System is a community-owned, not-for-profit organization that consists of two hospitals and twelve family-practice health centers serving various communities within Ventura County. We are fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), licensed by the California Department of Public Health and ISO 9001 certified. Located close to the beach, just 60 miles north o...

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

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