New York State has more employees in the healthcare industry than any other sector, with the Labor Department anticipating high job growth in this area. SUNY Ulster offers programs to train students for careers in healthcare that make a difference in their lives, and in the lives of others.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in healthcare nationally have a potential of a 23% job growth over the next decade, with an estimated 974,000 new jobs expected. Healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than any of the other occupational groups. This rise is a result of an increase in more insured patients, an aging population and the technological advancement in medicine.
Phlebotomist, EKG Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant, Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counselor, Medical Records & Health Information Technicians, Medical Transcriptionist, Patient Registration Associate, Healthcare Benefits Representative, Personal Trainer
Median Income for these careers is $32,000-$52,000 depending on credential earned and level of experience. Careers in this cluster have a bright outlook.*
*Source: O*NET OnLine