Nail Clinic: Health Care Professionals Statistics

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  • Rated the largest industry, health care provided 14 million jobs in 2006.
  • Seven of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the U.S. are related to health care.
  • Nearly 77% of health care establishments are offices of physicians, dentists or other health practitioners.
  • Although hospitals constitute only 1% of all health care establishments, they employ 35% of all health care workers.
  • Health care jobs are found throughout the country, but they are concentrated in the largest states—in particular, California, New York, Florida, Texas and Pennsylvania.

*Source: United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics