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Health Care

This is another example of an industry that will always experience demand, because unfortunately, people will always get sick — especially as the population continues to age.

Education and Training

While it is widely believed that working in healthcare requires a 4-year degree, there are many positions that train employees on the job, while still others offer certificate and/or associate’s level education.

Trends and Projections

According to the Nevada’s 2017 In-demand Occupation and Insights report:

The estimated forecasted range of hiring by level within the next year will be around 50% entry-level and 25% mid- level/technicians.

Page 13 of the Health Workforce Supply in Nevada report (PDF), compiled by the University of Nevada School of Medicine, lists a sampling of health care jobs and industry growth from 2006 to 2016.

 

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