Healthcare is often referred to as a recession-proof industry, but it has never before been tested quite like it is right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread layoffs in the tens of thousands across the industry, and even those in large health care systems have not been safe.
However, the news is not all bad. While other industries continue to struggle, healthcare is proving to still be a reliable industry, even in the worst of times, with thousands upon thousands of jobs still available.
But what jobs are thriving and where? We break down the top five in-demand occupations, specialties, and states below.
Top 5 In-Demand Occupations:
- Registered Nurse – 29,703 Jobs
- Physician – 8,164 Jobs
- Licensed Practical Nurse – 2,468 Jobs
- Psychiatrist – 1,804 Jobs
- Certified Nursing Assistant – 1,787 Jobs
Top 5 In-Demand Specialties:
- Internal Medicine – 1,950 Jobs
- Family Practice – 1,869 Jobs
- Psychiatry – 1,050 Jobs
- Pediatrics – 900 Jobs
- Home Health – 878 Jobs
Top 5 In-Demand States
- California – 6,852 Jobs
- Ohio – 4,595 Jobs
- Pennsylvania – 4,523 Jobs
- Texas – 4,197 Jobs
- New York – 3,799 Jobs
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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.