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These five states will have the most healthcare jobs between 2010 and 2020

The healthcare industry has been growing faster than any other industry in the American economy — even during the Great Recession. But where are the jobs? And what level of education do they require? A new detailed study on the healthcare industry in all 50 states conducted by the Center on Education and the Workforce […]

The healthcare industry has been growing faster than any other industry in the American economy — even during the Great Recession.

But where are the jobs? And what level of education do they require?

A new detailed study on the healthcare industry in all 50 states conducted by the Center on Education and the Workforce by Georgetown University shows that between 2010 and 2020, the states that will have the largest number of healthcare job openings are California, Texas, New York, Florida and Ohio. Here is the breakdown:

California
No. of Job openings — 535,870 (a combination of healthcare practitioners and technical jobs, and healthcare support roles)
Jobs requiring high school diploma — 86,670
Jobs requiring Bachelor’s degree — 129,790
Jobs requiring Ph.D. — 16,830

Texas
No. of Job openings —  438,710 (a combination of healthcare practitioners and technical jobs, and healthcare support roles)
Jobs requiring high school diploma — 94,870
Jobs requiring Bachelor’s degree — 87,220
Jobs requiring Ph.D. — 11,900

New York
No. of Job openings — 367,680 (a combination of healthcare practitioners and technical jobs, and healthcare support roles)
Jobs requiring high school diploma — 89,990
Jobs requiring Bachelor’s degree — 79,870
Jobs requiring Ph.D. — 9,380

Florida
No. of Job openings — 330,920 (a combination of healthcare practitioners and technical jobs, and healthcare support roles)
Jobs requiring high school diploma — 78,720
Jobs requiring Bachelor’s degree — 63,840
Jobs requiring Ph.D. — 10,010

Ohio
No. of Job openings — 259,050 (a combination of healthcare practitioners and technical jobs, and healthcare support roles)
Jobs requiring high school diploma — 61,366
Jobs requiring Bachelor’s degree — 46,120
Jobs requiring Ph.D. — 4,450

For the full study, click here.

 

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