6 healthcare jobs slated for significant growth by 2026

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Healthcare occupations are among those with the most projected job growth between 2016 and 2026, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Here are healthcare jobs projected for significant growth during that period, based on the most recent BLS data.

1. Registered nurses — 14.8 percent

2. Home health aides — 47.3 percent

3. Medical assistants — 29 percent

4. Nursing assistants — 11.5 percent

5. Medical secretaries — 22.5 percent

6. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses — 12.3 percent

 

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