Healthcare & Social Assistance Industry Pay Trends
Updated April 1, 2013
From chronic disease prevention to supporting children in foster care, those working in the healthcare and social assistance industry cover a wide range of needed functions. Employers include medical and dental offices, kidney dialysis centers, home health care services and child care centers.
The healthcare and social assistance industry (62), as defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), includes the following: medical and dental offices, kidney dialysis centers, home health care services, hospitals, child care centers, homes for the elderly, emergency services. View the full definition on Census.gov.
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