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Healthcare Market Remains Strong Into 2017

The healthcare industry faces uncertainty in its immediate future, but the overall strength of the job market continues at full power headed into the new year.

 

With just one month left in 2016, the most recent employment figures show yet another strong period of hiring for the healthcare industry. Healthcare employers added 28,000 new jobs in November 2016, bringing the sector's total hiring for the year to over 400,000.

Healthcare's uncertainty is no different from any other industry; job markets face changes commensurate with change in federal policy. However, the healthcare labor force is in a unique position after several years of the Affordable Care Act.

Healthcare employment should remain strong in the years to come, as long-term trends suggest. The industry's been on a steep and steady incline for more than a decade, persisting even through the Great Recession -- a time when employment numbers collectively dropped at the sharpest rate since the Great Depression.

The strong close to 2016 sets healthcare on the right path into its future. To get started on your future in healthcare, get familiar with the careers most in-demand.

On the year, ambulatory care has offered the greatest prospects for new jobs. Check the CareerCast Healthcare Network database for listings in this and other sub-sections of the industry, and prepare for the new year in healthcare.

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