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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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Job Summary: Responsible for the quality review of claims to enhance the clinical, network, and case management services offered by Horizon Casualty Services, Inc. (HCS). These audits review daily business practice compliance to regulatory compliance relative to contractual, internal and URAC standards. Responsibilities: Performs audits on claims and correspondence to determine the accuracy and...
Compass Health, a well-established psychiatric healthcare organization is looking for the services of a Clinical Care Coordinator to work closely with the leadership team of our inpatient facility in Houma, LA. Reporting directly to the Director of Nursing, the Clinical Care Coordinator position is a key role in delivering quality care to our patients and maintaining a safe environment for our em...
Broadspire (www.choosebroadspire.com), a leading international third party administrator, provides risk management solutions designed to help clients improve their financial results. Broadspire offers casualty claim and medical management services to assist large organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity and reducing the cost of risk through professional exper...
PIEDMONT COMMUNITY SERVICES has the following position opening: CRISIS STABILIZATION COUNSELOR - POSITION #CL-100-5 - Serve as a multi-disciplinary team member to provide stabilization services to individuals with serious mental illness or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders who are at risk for admission/ re-admission to a psychiatric hospital or unit. Duties include assessment,...
Crandall Medical Center Crandall Medical Center, a "4 star" 198 bed LTC facility, located on the beautiful campus of Copeland Oaks in Sebring Ohio, is hiring Part Time STNAs with a starting hourly rate of $11.13 and an increase to $11.50 after 90 days. Crandall Medical Center offers various benefits including paid time off, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, the option to enroll in medical, dental and vi...
Copeland Oaks Assisted Living Activity Coordinator Full Time Copeland Oaks is a beautiful not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Sebring, OH. Copeland Oaks has an immediate opening for a full time Assisted Living Activity Coordinator. The Assisted Living Activity Coordinator works to provide stimulating activity programming to assisted living residents in order to live ...
Description: Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Healt...
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...
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...
Description: There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.SM Talk about meaningful work. Talk about an important role. Let's talk about your next c...
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: For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Field-based (On-site) Case Managers will lead the new frontier in care coordination in the emerging provider market through...
Description: Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at UnitedHealthcare and help us reinvent the health system. This can be your opportunity to take on a role that helps us offer a higher level of care than you'll find anywhere else. Put your skills and talents to work in an effort that is seriously shaping the way health care services are delivered. You will discuss cases with t...
Description: For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) As a member of the Clinical Analytics Team, the Clinical Practice Consultant (CPC) is responsible for ongoing management of...
Description: For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) The Clinical Practice Consultant (CPC) is responsible for ongoing management of practices participating in UnitedHealthcare...
Description: For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) The Clinical Practice Consultant (CPC) is responsible for ongoing management of practices participating in UnitedHealthcare...
Description: There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work. (sm) This position is responsible for ongoing HEDIS collection and improvement activitie...
Description: There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work. (sm) This position is responsible for ongoing HEDIS collection and improvement activitie...

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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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