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Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

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Registered Nurse

One of the most in-demand careers in the entire US, registered nurses are projected to generate over 580,000 new jobs by 2016. This does not count the hundreds of thousands of jobs that will become available when older nurses retire. Those following the path toward becoming a registered nurse will find abundant job prospects and ample opportunities.

Current Employment: 2.5 million

Projected Employment, 2016: 3,092,000

Projected Need: 1 million employees

Overall Job Growth: 23%

Job Growth by Industry:

• Offices of Physicians: 39%
• Home Health Care Services: 39%
• Outpatient Care: 34%
• Employment Services: 27%
• General Medicine and Surgical Hospitals: 22%
• Nursing Care Facilities: 20%

Employment Change by 2016: 587,000 new jobs

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