Healthcare Industry

Healthcare Careers Worth Exploring

Healthcare is projected to add skills-based jobs at an extraordinary pace over the next decade. Innovation is transforming traditional healthcare practices and creating new opportunities for healthcare workers.

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Female cardiovascular technician applies cardiogram electrodes on a male patient’s chest for an EKG

Cardiovascular Technician

Median Salary: $63,700
Jobs Available: 4,900+

These in-demand technicians help ensure that one of our most vital organs — the heart — is functioning correctly.

Certified nursing assistants provide hands-on care to patients

Certified Nursing Assistant

Median Salary: $35,200
Jobs Available: 192,500+

Want to be part of a healthcare team that makes a difference every day? Consider this role if you want to get started quickly in a job that provides direct patient care.

A dental assistant prepares dental equipment for a procedure

Dental Assistant

Median Salary: $43,800
Jobs Available: 48,000+

Dental assistants make dental offices run more efficiently. They help patients feel comfortable and help hygienists and dentists do their jobs. State

A dental hygienist cleans a patient’s teeth

Dental Hygienist

Median Salary: $82,100
Jobs Available: 16,700+

Good dental health is a team effort. These skilled professionals take a leading role in providing preventative oral care under a dentist's supervision.

A dietetic technician helps people understand the role of good nutrition for healing and a healthy life

Dietetic Technician

Median Salary: $66,000
Jobs Available: 6,100+

In this role, you can learn a life-changing skill: helping people understand and embrace the importance of healthy eating.

A lab technician works with samples and records the information

Laboratory Technician

Median Salary: $65,300
Jobs Available: 29,000+

If you're curious by nature, love science and like to work behind the scenes, learn more about this in-demand profession.

A medical assistant takes a patient’s blood pressure

Medical Assistant

Median Salary: $38,400
Jobs Available: 110,200+

Medical assistants wear many hats. These healthcare professionals typically cross-train to perform administrative and clinical duties. They are

A medical records technician helps keep track of patient data

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Median Salary: $47,000
Jobs Available: 24,800+

These in-demand technicians keep medical offices running efficiently. They have an eye for detail and stay calm when things change.

A diagnostic medical sonographer shows a pregnant woman an ultrasound of her baby

Medical Sonographer

Median Salary: $81,300
Jobs Available: 7,300+

These healthcare specialists create pictures using sound echoes in the body. The images are used to diagnose and treat medical conditions.

MRI technicians prepare a patient for a scan

MRI Technician

Median Salary: $80,200
Jobs Available: 3,400+

Want to work in a fast-paced medical field? Techs operate complex equipment to help people get the best medical care. Plus: You can grow in this field.

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