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ProfessionSalaryJob ProspectsEducationPart time
Pharmacy Aides $20,100B0 years23%
Home Health Aides $20,460A+0 years24%
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers $21,210B0 years23%
Physical Therapist Aides $23,760B-0 years27%
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants $23,850A+0 years24%
Dietetic Technicians $26,080B2 years33%
Psychiatric Aides $26,560A+1 years24%
Occupational Therapist Aides $26,960B0 years18%
Pharmacy Technicians $27,710B0.25 years21%
Medical Assistants $28,300A+1 years23%
Medical Equipment Preparers $28,410A-0.1 years23%
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians $28,900A+4 years22%
Psychiatric Technicians $29,250A-1 years23%
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $29,330B0.2 years18%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $30,610A-2 years13%
Medical Transcriptionists $32,060B2 years23%
Dental Assistants $32,380A+0 years36%
Opticians, Dispensing $32,810B2 years33%
Massage Therapists $34,900A-0.2 years42%
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians $35,380A+2 years18%
Recreational Therapists $38,370C4 years16%
Surgical Technologists $38,740A-1 years21%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $39,030A-1 years18%
Athletic Trainers $39,640B6 years38%
Respiratory Therapy Technicians $42,430A-1 years21%
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $45,360B-2 years8%
Physical Therapist Assistants $46,140A-2 years27%
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $47,010A-2 years17%
Occupational Therapist Assistants $48,230A-2 years18%
Dietitians and Nutritionists $50,590B5 years33%
Respiratory Therapists $52,200A-4 years15%
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians $52,210B2 years20%
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $53,500A+4 years18%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $61,980B2 years17%
Audiologists $62,030B-8 years13%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $62,250B-6 years8%
Registered Nurses $62,450A+6 years21%
Orthotists and Prosthetists $62,590B-5 years15%
Speech-Language Pathologists $62,930A+7 years28%
Chiropractors $66,490B8 years1%
Dental Hygienists $66,570A+2 years55%
Nuclear Medicine Technologists $66,660B-2 years16%
Occupational Therapists $66,780B7 years25%
Physical Therapists $72,790B6 years20%
Radiation Therapists $72,910B4 years10%
Veterinarians $79,050A+8 years10%
Physician Assistants $81,230B5 years14%
Optometrists $96,320A-8 years30%
Pharmacists $106,410A+8 years16%
Podiatrists $113,560B9 years8%
Dentists, All Other Specialists $137,970B11 years17%
Dentists, General $142,870B8 years17%
Pediatricians, General $146,040A-11 years8%
Psychiatrists $154,200A-12 years8%
Family and General Practitioners $157,250A+11 years8%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $161,468A-11 years8%
Internists, General $161,518A+11 years8%
Prosthodontists $169,810B11 years23%
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons $180,420B11 years23%
Orthodontists $186,360B11 years23%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists $243,646A+12 years8%
Surgeons $271,771A-10 years8%
Anesthesiologists $309,338A-12 years8%

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