Healthcare professionals hold a variety of positions within the medical field, including medical administrative assistants, pharmacy technicians, and dental assistants. Each role is a part of patient care, but some are more clinical while others focus on clerical tasks. The amount of education needed for each position varies greatly.

Healthcare professionals continue to be in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in healthcare are projected to increase 22% in the next five years. Salary for healthcare professionals is competitive and based on factors such as specific job position, education, skills, and experience.