The 7 States with the Most Available Healthcare Jobs


Employment in the historically stable healthcare industry is steadily recovering, after being hindered by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, and it even seems to be booming in some locations, according to data from our jobs site.

If you are seeking a new opportunity within the healthcare industry, these seven states with the highest demand for healthcare workers might be a good place to target your search.

1. California

Number of Openings: 56,210
Top 3 In-Demand Position Types: Registered Nurse, Physician, Speech Language Pathologist
Top 3 In-Demand Specialties: Home Health, Hospice, Operating Room
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2. Texas

Number of Openings: 44,617
Top 3 In-Demand Position Types: Registered Nurse, Physician, Certified Nursing Assistant
Top 3 In-Demand Specialties: Home Health, Operating Room, Dialysis
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3. Florida

Number of Openings: 42,696
Top 3 In-Demand Position Types: Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Physician
Top 3 In-Demand Specialties: Home Health, Operating Room, Pediatrics
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4. Pennsylvania

Number of Openings: 34,826
Top 3 In-Demand Position Types: Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Physician
Top 3 In-Demand Specialties: Home Health, Pediatrics, Hospice
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5. New York

Number of Openings: 33,467
Top 3 In-Demand Position Types: Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Physician
Top 3 In-Demand Specialties: Pediatrics, Operating Room, Family Practice
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6. Ohio

Number of Openings: 22,452
Top 3 In-Demand Position Types: Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Physician
Top 3 In-Demand Specialties: Home Health, Hospice, Pharmacy
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7. Georgia

Number of Openings: 22,161
Top 3 In-Demand Position Types: Registered Nurse, Physician, Licensed Practical Nurse
Top 3 In-Demand Specialties: Home Health, Hospice, Critical Care
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Disclaimer: The viewpoint expressed in this article is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the viewpoint of the owners or employees at Healthcare Staffing Innovations, LLC.

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