Healthcare freelance jobs grew 47% since 2012

Kelly Gooch - Print  | 

Healthcare freelance jobs grew 47 percent since 2012, while healthcare nonfreelance jobs grew 20 percent during the same time period, according to LinkedIn's 2017 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report.

For the report, researchers examined LinkedIn data from 2012 to 2017, along with survey data.

Other industries where the freelance sector is thriving include retail and consumer products, staffing, oil and energy, and professional services. These industries have seen freelance five-year growth of 42 percent, 41 percent, 39 percent and 34 percent, respectively.

Overall, the report found freelancers across industries are growing quickly in North Dakota, Louisiana, Mississippi, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia.

Read the full report here.


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