3 States with the Most Demand for Healthcare Professionals


The healthcare workforce, like virtually every other industry, was greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing staggering job losses as the virus—and the economic fallout associated with it—swept the nation. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, healthcare professionals are obviously essential in a way that most other workers currently are not, and hiring remains steady, with the healthcare industry adding back more than 250,000 jobs during July, August, and September.

Where is the demand for healthcare professionals the greatest, though? We analyzed data from our jobs website to determine what states currently have the highest inventory of openings. Here are the top three states where healthcare professionals are needed most.

1. California

Number of Openings in California: 6,665

Noteworthy Openings in California:

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2. Texas

Number of Openings in Texas: 2,726

Noteworthy Openings in Texas:

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3. Pennsylvania

Number of Openings in Pennsylvania: 2,368

Noteworthy Openings in Pennsylvania:

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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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