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10 Best States for Healthcare Jobs

10 Best States for Healthcare Jobs

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It’s no surprise that healthcare workers are in demand. But some states need healthcare professionals more than others. If you are having trouble finding a job in your area, or you are just looking for a fresh start, these ten states are estimated to offer the most job growth over the next decade. From sunny California to bustling New York, there is a healthcare job for you waiting in one of these ten great states.

New Jersey

NJ Employment Facts

Estimated Employment, 2016
  • Nurses: 100,900

    Health Admins: 3,100

    Med Assistants: 16,700

    Physicians: 21,300

    Pharmacy Techs: 6,300

Top Rated NJ Employers

  • Dermatology Consultants of Northern Jersey

    Jersey Shore Univ. Medical Center

    People Care Of New Jersey

    Suri B. Ponamgi, MD

    Medical One @ Borgata

Over the last decade, the demand for RNs in New Jersey has increased by 7,000 while the number of staffed hospital beds has fallen by 10,000. There is an 18% vacancy rate in the New Jersey nursing field. This is also affecting nursing school – where there are not enough teachers to educated all the necessary students. In an effort to decrease the shortage and encourage other to enter the healthcare industry, New Jersey has taken efforts to improve working conditions, such as the mandate to that bans mandatory overtime for hourly workers.

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