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"Due to an aging population and an increase in life expectancy, the healthcare industry will experience a boom in the next several years. Take a look at these occupations below that are expected to see the largest percentage change in employment between 2004-2014. Out of the top 20 occupations expected to see the largest percent change in employment, 14 are related to healthcare!"

-Information gathered from the USDL, Bureau of Labor Statistics– Occupational Outlook Handbook 2006-2007

These fields are expected to see large increases in the next 5-10 years:

  • Home Health Aides
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Scientists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Personal and Home Care Aides
  • Physical Therapists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Assistants
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Veterinary Technologists
  • Physical Therapy Aides
  • Occupational Therapy Aides