If you have a desire to help people while helping yourself, a healthcare career may be right for you. Whether a radiologist, a sonographer or other healthcare technician, you’ll be part of a field where you’ll personally make a difference in others’ lives.
Possible career paths include:
- Dental Assistants
- Dental Hygienists
- Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses
- Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians
- Medical Assistants
- Medical Secretaries
- Nursing Assistants
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Radiologic Technologists
- Registered Nurses
Employment is expected to grow by 13.0 percent from 2020 to 2030 among key occupations in Healthcare. Key occupations are also expected to contribute more than 53,000 average annual openings in the state over the timeframe.
Several occupations in Healthcare are among the fastest growing in the state. For example, nurse practitioners are projected to grow by 51 percent between 2020 and 2030, well outpacing the statewide average of 8.8 percent.
In 2021, just under one in six private jobs in Michigan were in the Healthcare industry sector.
Key occupations in Healthcare cover the full spectrum of typical education and training; from requiring only a high school diploma and on-the-job training to master’s or doctoral-level degrees.
Each Michigan prosperity region has more than 10 percent of its employment within Healthcare, showing a consistent reliance on the industry sector in every area of the state.