Healthcare jobs that pay well

There are many career paths in the healthcare industry. There are some positions that require several years of education, and some other that require a lot less.

Here are 10 high-paying positions in the healthcare industry:

1-    Clinic manager

Clinic managers are responsible for supervising the functions of a healthcare center. They should manage decisions related to finances, patient care, staff and more. The national average salary is $72,371 per year.

2-    Biomedical engineer 

Biomedical engineers manipulate and create equipment and materials related to the healthcare industry, such as prosthetics, artificial organs or pacemakers. The national average salary is $75,844 per year.

3-    Physical therapist

Physical therapists work with patients that have undergone a medical procedure, such as surgery, or that had an accident, stroke or another incident that creates physical issues. They are responsible for observing, diagnosing, and creating a therapy plan for each individual. The national average salary is $81,423 per year.

4-    Occupational therapist

An occupational therapist is responsible for working with patients who have undergone a traumatic incident that affects their physical abilities in some way. They are responsible for helping patients go back to the physical skills they had before that episode. The national average salary is $44.92 per hour.

5-    Pharmacist

Pharmacists are responsible for supervising the distribution of medicine to patients. They have to ensure pharmaceuticals are high quality, appropriate for the patient and in line with legal regulations and restrictions. The national average salary is $52.05 per hour.

6-    Podiatrist

Responsible for observing, diagnosing and treating issues related to the feet. They might sometimes perform in-office procedures, prescribe medication and recommend surgery. The national average salary is $109,072 per year.

7-    Optometrist

These professionals are responsible for eye-related healthcare. Their common tasks include checking your vision, prescribing contact lenses or eye drops, diagnosing eye-related problems or abnormalities, etc.
 

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