Entry Level Positions with Surprisingly High Pay and Demand


Healthcare is known for being a stable and, beyond that, a constantly growing industry, even in times of economic uncertainty, making it a safe bet as a career choice. But which career should you choose? Here are five entry level healthcare jobs that are not only in demand, but also come with a solid annual salary, making them viable options to consider, if you are looking to get into the field.

Medical Secretary
Average Base Salary: $39,527
Education Required: High School Diploma or Certificate
Projected Job Growth from 2016 to 2026: 15%

Medical Billing Clerk
Average Base Salary: $37,529
Education Required: High School Diploma or Certificate
Projected Job Growth from 2016 to 2026: 13%

Medical Assistant
Average Base Salary: $34,594
Education Required: High School Diploma or Certificate
Projected Job Growth from 2016 to 2026: 29%

Pharmacy Technician
Average Base Salary: $33,841
Education Required: High School Diploma or Certificate
Projected Job Growth from 2016 to 2026: 12%

Certified Nursing Assistant
Average Base Salary: $32,048
Education Required: State-Approved Certificate
Projected Job Growth from 2016 to 2026: 11%

Ready to start your search? You can find these positions and thousands of others on HealthJobsNationwide.com.

Disclaimer: The viewpoint expressed in this article is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the viewpoint of the owners or employees at Healthcare Staffing Innovations, LLC.

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