Guiding Individuals Interested in Health Care Careers
Health care is one of the strongest sectors of the New York State economy and health care professionals and others who work in health care settings represent over 12% of the state’s total workforce. Based on the aging of the country’s population and national health care reform, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of health care occupations will grow by 13% between 2021 and 2031 – much faster than the average for all other occupations.
Whether you’re a student, guidance counselor or current health care worker, this Health Careers Website serves as a guide for anyone interested in a career in health care. Find detailed information on nearly 60 health professions and occupations, including:
- Registered Nurses
- Licensed Practical Nurses
- Medical Assistants
- Environmental Health Workers
- Health Educators
- Nursing Assistants
- Occupational Therapists
- Social Workers
The health careers information provided on this Web site is from a variety of sources including the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the New York State Education Department, a number of occupation-specific sources, such as professional associations and certifying boards and colleges and universities.