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Five of Today’s Best Healthcare Jobs

  • Article by:Health Career Center

Whether you’re a new graduate or an experienced professional, it’s a great time to apply for jobs in healthcare — especially for the jobs listed below.

Read on to see five of the most sought-after careers (for both jobseekers and hiring managers) in healthcare today. Then, visit to browse among hundreds of open positions for these professions, plus get salary information, career advice and more.


Nurse Anesthetist

If you’re a registered nurse and open to earning your master’s degree, you can earn an average of $158,900 as a nurse anesthetist in today’s fast-growing job market.


Physician Assistant (PA)

PAs’ roles have expanded to include many of the same responsibilities as doctors. They’re also in short supply, with a forecasted 10-year job market growth of 30 percent.


Nurse Practitioner (NP)

As you’ve probably already heard on, NPs enjoy one of the best job forecasts in the U.S., with demand growing at five times the national average.



Mental health practitioners are in high demand, which is just one of the reasons psychiatrists have a high earning potential ($182,000 per year, on average).



If you’re a committed advocate for children’s health and wellbeing, this profession offers an average salary of $175,400 per year.