Do You Have One of the Best Jobs in America?
See where allied healthcare jobs rank on 100 Best Jobs List
You have a passion for what you do, and may take great pride in being an allied healthcare professional, but how does your job compare to all the professions across the country?
U.S News has once again published their 100 Best Jobs in America list, which is chock-full of healthcare professions. In fact, as many as 17 allied healthcare jobs can be found on the 2017 list, along with many related professions. Why are healthcare jobs in such favor?
Why healthcare jobs rank so well
The team at U.S. News describes good jobs are those that “pay well, challenge us, are a good match for our talents and skills, aren't too stressful, offer room to advance and provide a satisfying work-life balance.”
They say that their annual list of the top 100 jobs are ranked according to their ability to offer this mix of qualities. These careers are also ones that are hiring, so the number of allied healthcare jobs is part of the reason.
Where allied healthcare jobs rank
Here’s where allied health careers ranked on this year’s 100 Best Jobs list:
#12 Occupational Therapy Assistant Jobs
#16 Physical Therapist Jobs
#23 Occupational Therapist Jobs
#24 Medical Sonographer Jobs
#28 Speech-Language Pathologist Jobs
#36 Respiratory Therapist Jobs
#38 Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs
#40 Occupational Therapy Aide Jobs
#49 Pharmacist Jobs
#50 Cardiovascular Technologist Jobs
#56 Radiation Therapist Jobs
#59 Clinical Laboratory Technician Jobs
#62 Clinical Social Worker Jobs
#75 Physical Therapist Aide Jobs
#78 MRI Technologist Jobs
#88 Nuclear Medicine Technologist Jobs
#96 Radiologic Technologist Jobs
The Top 10 jobs
Eight of the top 10 Best Jobs in the U.S. are also in healthcare:
#2 Nurse Practitioner
#3 Physician Assistant
#6 Nurse Anesthetist
#8 Computer System Analyst
#9 Obstetrician & Gynecologist
#10 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
See the full list of the 100 Best Jobs on the U.S. News site.
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