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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