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Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

Top 10 In-Demand Healthcare Occupations

Georgia Price and CareerVoyages.gov

Dental Assistants

Dental assistants are the most in-demand job in the field of dentistry. They perform numerous tasks including sterilizing instruments, educating patients on dental care, and taking x-rays. Dental assistants typically have very flexible schedules, allowing them to work a second job or go to school. As more schools begin to offer dental-assisting programs, the field of dental assistants is expected to grow.

Current Employment: 280,000

Projected Employment, 2016: 362,000

Projected Need: 130,000

Overall Job Growth: 27%

Employment Change by 2016: 82,000 new jobs


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