The highest-paying medical job in the US pays as much as $300,000 a year—here are the other 8
CNBC.com April 2019
If you’re looking to join an industry with high pay and long-term growth, you may want to consider a career in medicine.
From 2016 to 2026, employment opportunities in the healthcare industry are expected to grow by 18%, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Last month alone, the healthcare sector added 49,000 jobs, bringing its total growth over the past year to 398,000 new positions.
Job site Glassdoor used data from its platform to create a list of the highest-paying jobs in the medical field. Many of these jobs require years of higher education, but the high-paying salaries they come with are proof that the hard work pays off.
Take a look below at the nine highest-paying jobs in healthcare, according to Glassdoor.
What to Expect as a Correctional Care Nurse and How to Avoid Burnout in Challenging Settings
August 12, 2019 by Nursing@USC Staff
With more than 2.1 million adults incarcerated in America’s prisons and jails, (PDF, 543 KB), External link there is a great need for health care providers to support this underserved population. Many people taken into custody are experiencing serious and preexisting health issues, while others will need medical attention to address illness and injury that occurs during incarceration.
The demand for health care professionals, especially nurses, is high and expected to grow. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is expected to increase 15 percent External link between 2016 and 2026, while employment of nurse practitioners is set to increase 36 percent. External link Correctional care is no exception to this trend.
Health care is a field that requires compassion — but this is especially true for those working in correctional health care. It requires the ability to see beyond someone’s criminal record and provide the best possible support for every patient, many of whom did not have access to health care prior to being brought into custody. This resource will address the unique considerations of entering into a career in correctional health care, including strategies for identifying and addressing corrections fatigue.