NHA Workforce Reports
Workforce Reports are prepared for the Nebraska Hospital Association by Compdata Surveys.
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Working in the Healthcare industry offers many rewards and benefits. Find out more about what you'll gain by pursuing a career in Healthcare today!
1. Job Growth, Job Growth, and MORE Job Growth!
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, EIGHT of the Top 20 fastest growing professions are in the Healthcare Industry! And the Healthcare industry has over 13 million jobs. What does this mean for you? It means that as a Healthcare professional, you will enjoy more options – and much better job security and stability. Most likely you will not be downsized, thanks to advances in medicine, and the country's aging population, which is continually increasing demand for medical professionals across the board.
2. Touch Lives - Make an Impact
In what other profession can you touch lives the way you can in the Healthcare industry? You could help bring a new life into the world, or save a life from ending. You can change lives, impacting families the way only healthcare professionals are able to. Not only will you impact individuals, you could also make an impact on entire communities, providing healthcare in a variety of forms or treating diseases and ailments of all sorts.
3. Jobs Available for ALL Education and Experience Levels
Whether you have a GED or a PhD, there is an exciting healthcare career available to you. Sure you need many years of school to be a doctor or a nurse, but there are hundreds of other roles available in the Healthcare industry to be explored.
4. Competitive Earning Potential
Due to the high demand for workers in the healthcare industry, careers in healthcare are some of the most lucrative options available. The more highly skilled you are, the higher your pay will be.
5. Never a Dull Moment!
Why do you think there are so many TV shows about hospitals and medical professionals? Shows like Greys Anatomy, ER, Scrubs, and Private Practice are successful because the medical field is exciting, ever-changing, and dramatic in nature. Healthcare is fast paced; you are dealing with life or death situations, and new patients come in every day, so you will never experience the same day twice.