Employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2 million new jobs.   Including demand from workers leaving the field, about 1.9 million openings will occur each year. The median annual wage for healthcare practitioners and technical occupations was $75,040 in May 2021, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations in of $45,760.

U.S. Department of Labor: Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career Experience & Exposure Opportunities

  • Athletic Training Club
  • Pre-Vet Club
  • Health Careers Day
  • Boule Sentara Hospital Medical Careers Program
  • Summer volunteer programs at Sentara & Riverside Hospitals
  • Internships and Job Shadows

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