Pay Trends for Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Healthcare Jobs
Updated April 1, 2013
When you don’t feel well, these are the people who will diagnose your health problems and administer a treatment plan. The healthcare practitioners and technical healthcare jobs category includes nurses, doctors and technicians, but does not include healthcare aides or assistants.
The healthcare practitioners and technical healthcare (SOC Codes 11-9110.00 Medical and Health Services Managers; 29-0000.00 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations) jobs category includes nurses and doctors, and all the allied health professionals who provide medical care to patients. While most are employed in the healthcare industry, these workers can also be found in manufacturing as in-house health professionals. This category does not include healthcare aides or assistants.
The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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