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Careers A-Z

Your health care career search starts here. Check out details about more than 40 jobs in health care and medicine, with trusted information from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

CareerWork typeMedian salaryHigher education required
Athletic trainer Patient care $50,000 4-6 years
Audiologist Patient care $81,000 8 years
Cardiac sonographer Patient care $75,000 2-6 years
Cardiovascular invasive specialist Patient care $59,000 1-3 years
Cardiovascular perfusionist Patient care $124,000 4-6 years
Central service technician Support and administration $37,000 1-4 years
Child life specialist Patient care $60,000 4-6 years
Cytogenetic technologist Laboratory $67,000 4-5 years
Cytotechnologist Laboratory $74,000 4-5 years
Diagnostic medical sonographer Patient care $76,000 2-6 years
Dietitian Patient care $63,000 4 years
Emergency medicine paramedic Patient care $37,000 1-2 years
Genetic counselor Patient care $86,000 6 years
Health information manager Support and administration $44,000 2-4 years
Hemodialysis technician Patient care $41,000 Less than 1 year
Histology technician Laboratory $54,000 1-2 years
Hospital chaplain Patient care $49,000 4-6 years
Medical laboratory scientist Laboratory $54,000 2-4 years
Medical massage therapist Patient care $44,000 1 year
Medical physicist Patient care $129,000 6-8 years
Medical social worker Patient care $58,000 4-6 years
Medical speech-language pathologist Patient care $80,000 6-8 years
Molecular genetics technologist Laboratory $54,000 4-6 years
Neurodiagnostic technologist Patient care $59,000 1-2 years
Nuclear medicine technologist Patient care $79,000 2-4 years
Nurse Patient care $75,000 1-8 years
Nurse anesthetist Patient care $183,000 6-8 years
Nurse midwife Patient care $112,000 6-8 years
Nurse practitioner Patient care $112,000 6-8 years
Occupational therapist Patient care $86,000 6-8 years
Orthoptist Patient care $82,000 4-6 years
Pathologists' assistant Laboratory $86,000 6-8 years
Perioperative nurse Patient care $79,000 4-6 years
Pharmacist Patient care $129,000 6-8 years
Pharmacy technician Patient care $35,000 0-2 years
Phlebotomy technician Patient care $36,000 Less than 1 year
Physical therapist Patient care $91,000 6-8 years
Physician assistant Patient care $115,000 6-7 years
Positron emission tomography technologist Patient care $79,000 2-4 years
Radiation therapist Patient care $87,000 2-4 years
Radiologic technologist Patient care $64,000 2-4 years
Recreational therapist Patient care $48,000 2-4 years
Respiratory therapist Patient care $63,000 2-4 years
Surgical first assistant Patient care $52,000 2-6 years
Surgical technologist Patient care $50,000 1-2 years