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The Best Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs

The Best Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs

Georgia Price / AllHealthcare

Everyone has to start somewhere, but it can be confusing to know which positions are best when it comes to breaking into a new occupation. If you are in school, you’ll want a job that can help you pay your rent and gain experience, and if you’re done with school, you’ll want a career that will let you move up in the healthcare world. While there is a plethora of healthcare jobs to be found, many require a least a year or two of experience. But don’t worry – we’ve done the searching for you and have put together a list of the best entry-level jobs in healthcare. No matter where you want to go with your health career, these jobs can get you there.

Dental Assistant

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Why It’s Great:
Dental assistants work under dentists and dental hygienists assisting in routine procedures, prepping equipment and keeping records. This career allows for plenty of on-the-job training and opportunities for advancement with further education. And dental assistants are in demand. There is a projected need for 130,000 more by 2016.

Where You Can Go:
Dental assistants typically move up to become dental hygienists or dentists.

What You Will Make:
$10 – $21/hr

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