Making the decision about which industry to pursue for your professional career can be challenging. Not only should you follow your interest, but also keep in mind the realities of the market and the demand of the economy. In follow-up to our previous post on growing careers in technology, we’ve charted out the rapidly expanding need for professionals in the healthcare industry.
As you can see in our latest infographic, if you’ve been dreaming of becoming a medical assistant, you’re in luck! Between 2010 and 2020, this position is expected to grow 31 percent according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Driving this increase is the growing number of group practices, clinics, and other healthcare facilities that need a high proportion of personnel who can handle both administrative and clinical duties.
Now that you know the facts, are you even more interested in joining the growing healthcare wave? If so, let us know in the comments!
And don’t forget to thoroughly research the employment requirements for these healthcare jobs so you’re best prepared to enter the market.
<a href="http://blog.westwood.edu/growing-careers-in-the-medical-field-infographic"> <img title="Infographic: Growing Careers in the Medical Field" src="http://blog. westwood.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Growing-Careers-In-Healthcare-Infographic.jpg" alt="Careers in the medical field are slated to be in high demand over the next 10 years." width="600" height="1022" /></a><a title="Westwood College" href="http:// blog.westwood.edu/growing-careers-in-the-medical-field-infographic"><br/><img src="http://blog.westwood.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/WW.jpg" /> Westwood College Infographic:Growing Careers in the Medical Field </a><a href="http://blog.westwood.edu/growing-careers-in-the-medical-field-infographic"></a>