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Forecast
Health Care Dominates Five-year Job Projections
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Nov 15, 2013 - 11:28:41 AM

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Health care industry occupations are projected to dominate the list of fastest growing occupations in the United States from 2013-2017, according to a new report from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists. Of the 50 fastest growing occupations, 26 are in medical, allied health or health-related roles. The occupations range from low-skill personal care roles to high-skill jobs like occupational therapy or biomedical engineering. Check out the full list of health care occupational projections below or view the full report here: http://www.careerbuildercommunications.com/pdf/CB-OccupationsProjections-2013.pdf


Fastest Growing Health Care Jobs: 2013 2017

New Jobs

% Change

Biomedical Engineers

4,803

23%

Personal Care Aides

273,898

21%

Home Health Aides

200,067

21%

Physical Therapist Assistants

11,320

16%

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4,693

15%

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

9,271

15%

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

15,194

15%

Physical Therapist Aides

7,615

15%

Medical Secretaries

76,386

14%

Nurse Midwives

766

13%

Nurse Anesthetists

4,613

13%

Audiologists

1,672

13%

Physical Therapists

27,706

13%

Marriage and Family Therapists

5,505

13%

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

30,234

13%

Dental Hygienists

22,576

12%

Nurse Practitioners

13,765

12%

Health Educators

7,050

12%

Mental Health Counselors

15,786

12%

Healthcare Social Workers

17,721

12%

Occupational Therapists

13,323

12%

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

2,397

12%

Occupational Therapy Aides

1,030

12%

Medical Equipment Repairers

4,237

11%

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

5,626

11%

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3,442

11%


Contact Ryan Hunt for interview requests or any questions regarding the data.

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