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Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

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EMT and Paramedics

EMT and paramedics are relied upon to have quick reaction times and the ability to handle large amounts of stress. They work in a variety of settings, from ambulances to hospitals to helicopters. Because EMTs and paramedics are almost always the first on scene, this field rarely sees a slump in employment. Like many healthcare industries, EMT and paramedic employment is expected to grow faster than average over the next eight years.

Current Employment: 201,000

Projected Employment, 2016: 240,000

Projected Need: 62,000

Overall Job Growth: 18-26%

Employment Change by 2016: 39,000 new jobs

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