We already knew that healthcare was a stable industry; nurses, doctors and administrators usually don’t have to worry about layoffs or the recessionary effects on their careers. Now there’s even more reason to want to go into the healthcare field. According to the Bureau Of Labor Statistics‘ annual Occupational Employment and Wages report, eight of the top ten highest paying jobs in the country are in the healthcare sector.
Average annual wages: $167,610
Median hourly wages: $80.58
Number of employees with occupation: 22,690