Health Care Jobs: Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

 

  • As the largest industry in 2006, health care provided 14 million jobs—13.6 million jobs for wage and salary workers and about 438,000 jobs for the self-employed.
  • 7 of the 20 fastest growing occupations are health care related.
  • Health care will generate 3 million new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016, more than any other industry.
(see: http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/cgs035.htm)

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