Interested in healthcare but not sure if it’s the right career choice for you? A career in healthcare can provide the challenge, security and salary you are looking for while fulfilling your humanitarian side. Here are 4 reasons healthcare should be your next step:

You’ll be in high demand

The healthcare industry is exploding. Healthcare occupations are projected to grow 18% from 2016 to 2026 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Depending on which healthcare career you choose, your chances of finding employment is higher than in other industries. There are a variety of career options within the healthcare industry and several opportunities for advancement. Many companies will offer training in various fields for their employees to build their experience and try new avenues. Because of this additional training, your chances of employment, and staying employed is much higher than in other industries.

You’ll have career stability and steady pay

The healthcare industry is constantly seeking new employees. This translates to typically better pay and benefits than you would receive in other industries. Tons of schooling is not always necessary because there are great jobs at all education levels, from GED to Ph.D. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that healthcare admin jobs can pay up to an   $85,000 annual salary. While some of the highest-paid specialists in the medical field, like neurosurgeons, make an average of $609,639 a year.

You’ll work in a stimulating environment

Many work environments are often boring and uneventful; unlike a job in healthcare. Shows like ER and Grey’s Anatomy are successful because life in the medical field is exciting and ever-changing. Working in healthcare means your days are fast-paced and never repetitive. You will treat every patient differently, which can bring new challenges. This means you will learn and grow as a healthcare professional.

You’ll get to help others

The desire to help others motivates most people to join the healthcare industry. There are few careers that give you the opportunity to touch lives the way healthcare does. From helping bring life into the world to saving a life from ending, you can change lives. Not only do you get to impact others’ lives, but you can impact your entire community.

The healthcare field has some of the best career opportunities in the U.S. Whether you are an administrator or a surgeon there are tons of advantages that come with these jobs. From an exciting work environment and high salaries to the opportunity to help others, you can’t go wrong with a career in healthcare.

About Samuel Staffing

Samuel Staffing is a full-service permanent recruiting staffing agency with a specialized focus on medical recruiting. We work with industry-leading organizations and recruit the most qualified candidates to fill the roles of Medical Directors, Registered Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurses. Our expert recruiters understand the specific needs of working in the medical field. Feel free to contact us if you are looking expand your practice or fill an open position.

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