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Health Careers

Dental Hygiene

Emergency Medical Technology

Medical Assistant Technology


Respiratory Care Practitioner

Patient Care Assistant

Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment, and related health technologies.

Is this Career Path for You?

Do you like to care for people or animals who are sick or help them stay well? Are you interested in diseases and in how the body works? Do you enjoy reading about science and medicine? Would it be fun to learn first aid or volunteer at a hospital or veterinary clinic? This may be your career path!

Job Outlook

According to healthscience.net, health care is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the United States, currently employing over 14 million people, prompted partly by a growing aging population. Most jobs in health care are currently in high demand, especially the highly specialized fields.

Average Salaries

  • Dental Hygienist: $47,000*
  • Nurse: $65,820*
  • Paramedic: $41,000*
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner: $45,000*
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013