Top 10 Healthcare Jobs in 2016

As part of the University of West Alabama’s Online continuing education programs, you have access to various fields of study aimed to appeal to a wide range of our participants’ interests.

Health and Wellness is one category in which our certificate offerings can help put you ahead in a field with a consistently high demand for qualified workers.

U.S. News & World Report rated its Best Health Care Jobs for 2016 based on projected jobs, median salary and unemployment rate. Check them out here!

  • Orthodontist: 1,500 projected jobs, $187,199 median salary, 0.2% unemployment rate
  • Dentist: 23,300 projected jobs, $149,540 median salary, 0.2% unemployment rate
  • Nurse Anesthetist: 7,400 projected jobs, $153,780 median salary, 1.3% unemployment rate
  • Physician Assistant: 28,700 projected jobs, $95,820 median salary, 0.2% unemployment rate
  • Nurse Practitioner: 44,700 projected jobs, $95,350 median salary, 1.3% unemployment rate
  • Psychiatrist: 4,200 projected jobs, $181,880 median salary, 1.8% unemployment rate
  • Pediatrician: 3,600 projected jobs, $163,350 median salary, 0.4% unemployment rate
  • Anesthesiologist: 7,100 projected jobs, $187,199 median salary, 0.4% unemployment rate
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist: 4,300 projected jobs, $187,199 median salary, 0.4% unemployment rate
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon: 1,200 projected jobs, $187,199 median salary, 0.2% unemployment rate

UWA Online is launching an all-new continuing education program starting Jan. 9, 2017! If you are interested in UWA Online’s Health and Wellness-related course offerings, contact us today. Give us a call at 205-652-5110 or email us at [email protected] to learn how you can get involved! #UWAOnline #HealthAndWellness #Top10 #ContinuingEducation #Healthcare

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