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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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A leading academy in Sacramento, CA is looking to hire an experienced Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to assist with the care of students with autism.​ Will be responsible for assisting with the development of selected motor functions and promoting student achievement.​​​ Some of the great benefits of this position include: Mon to Fri daytime work hours Excellent benefits packag...
A large pharmaceutical company is looking to hire an experienced registered nurse for a Cardiac Infusion Nurse Specialist position in the West Bay area. Will be responsible for providing educational support and training to physicians, patients, nursing personnel, and outside agencies regarding cardiac infusion services and medications. Will also represent company at national cardiology meetings an...
Social Worker coordinates the successful admission and transfer of all residents within the Skilled Nursing neighborhood of the community. This position assures that a social work representative is an active member of the Care Plan Committee and is responsible for the resident and the formulation of a social plan of care for him or her. This is done through provisions and services to the resident ...
The Contract Support Administrator assists the Center of Excellence Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS) Coordinator with daily business operations. Tracks and monitors contract execution, amendments, finances, and surveillance monitoring. Serves as an institutional resource, liaison, and facilitator for the Grant & Contract Management Office and Grants Accounting Office. Performs other rel...
We are currently seeking a Cardiac Stress Technician - PRN (Paramedic skillset) to join our team! Digirad, a publicly-held company with over 300 employees nationwide, is one of the largest national providers of mobile imaging solutions to physician practices, hospitals and imaging centers. We provide our customers with certified personnel, required licensure, imaging systems, support, and supplie...
We are currently seeking a Cardiovascular Ultrasound Technologist to join our team! Digirad, a publicly-held company with over 300 employees nationwide, is one of the largest national providers of mobile imaging solutions to physician practices, hospitals and imaging centers. We provide our customers with certified personnel, required licensure, imaging systems, support, and supplies for the perf...
We are currently seeking a NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST to join our team! Digirad, a publicly-held company with over 300 employees nationwide, is one of the largest national providers of mobile imaging solutions to physician practices, hospitals and imaging centers. We provide our customers with certified personnel, required licensure, imaging systems, support, and supplies for the performance o...
The Coder Analyst, using ICD-9-CM, SNOMED, SNODO, CPT-4, and ICD-O coding systems, assures that all disease conditions and procedures are coded and indexed for ease of retrieval for research and statistical purposes and to provide information required by authorized third-party payers. (MH) Job Qualifications:EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management is required...
The Genetic Counselor will work with the Division of Cancer Predisposition, a newly formed program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital focused on identifying and optimizing the care of children with increased genetic risk for cancer. As part of the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, St. Jude investigators have contributed seminal insights into the genetic basis of a wide array of childhood canc...
We are currently seeking a NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST (PRN) to join our team! Digirad, a publicly-held company with over 300 employees nationwide, is one of the largest national providers of mobile imaging solutions to physician practices, hospitals and imaging centers. We provide our customers with certified personnel, required licensure, imaging systems, support, and supplies for the perform...
The Preclinical Imaging Technician provides technical support to the Imaging Core and ensures compliance with health and welfare programs. Employs and maintains effective communication with research personnel who need imaging, their direct supervisor, and the Core Director. Performs other tasks as assigned to meet objectives of the Preclinical Imaging Core. (MH) Job Qualifications:EDUCATION REQUI...
Sentara's Revenue Control Department is currently recruiting for a full time Director of Revenue Management. Job Summary: Directs Revenue Control Staff and Charge Integrity Staff. Supervises Revenue Control staff directly as well as the manager of the Charge Integrity Unit; coordinates quality and customer service activities; performs patient charge and departmental revenue analysis; makes recomm...
This position will be a Manager for the Northern California Case Coordination Center for the California Prenatal Screening Program which is part of the California Department of Public Health, Genetic Disease Screening Program. This position has managerial and supervisory responsibilities. --Previous experience as a Prenatal Screening Coordinator strongly preferred with a working knowledge of the ...
This position resides in the Clinical Trials Resource Group within the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), in the UC Davis School of Medicine. This position reports to the Manager, Clinical Trials, and requires frequent interaction with the various research-related functional offices and programs such as the IRB, Health Informatics, Sponsored Programs, Health System Compliance, Healt...
The Operations Budget Analyst III is in the operations unit for the Department of Internal Medicine. Works directly with the Department Chief Administrative Officer to develop and implement the annual operating budget for a large, complex department which includes an administrative unit, twelve operating divisions and seven sections. Gathers and analyzes financial data from a variety of revenue an...
AVP Medical Networks CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the place ...
Case Management Specialist Claim Your Future as a Great Performer Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career...
Under the direction of the Chair/Medical Director and the Ambulatory Clinical Operations Leadership, the Practice Manager is responsible for coordinating all the operational aspects of the practice. The Practice Manager / Nurse PM is expected to provide visionary leadership in order to maximize the effectiveness of all service delivery systems and financial performance, and to cultivate a practice...
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...
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...

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Rate of Growth
28.10 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
4,110,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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