(US News & World Report) According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry is rapidly expanding. Between 2008 and 2018, it is estimated that the field will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs, which is more than any other industry in the nation.
The high demand for healthcare employees is largely being fueled by the baby boomer generation, which is set to retire and leave many positions vacant in the near future. Additionally, as these individuals age, they will require advanced care from professionals like registered nurses. [Read more...]