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Do you like taking care of people? Interested in medicine or preventing disease? Fascinated by equipment used in hospitals and doctor’s offices? If so, health care may be the field for you. There are more than 200 health care professions other than doctors, nurses and dentists. Whether you like working with people, computers or in a lab, there are opportunities for you in one of the region’s hottest and largest career fields. The health care industry employs more people than any other industry in Mecklenburg County, with more than 111 health care organizations in the Charlotte area.

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Healthcare Career Map

Explore our career map to find such opportunities in:

  • Therapeutic Patient Care
  • Nursing Patient Care
  • Medical Administration and Operations
  • Imaging and Health Informatics
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Pathway Brochure

Discover which pathway you can follow from high school level to a four-year college degree and everything in between.

Career Spotlights

In each occupation spotlight download above you will find:

  • Common job titles
  • Number of positions posted in this field in Mecklenburg County in past 12 months
  • Annual salary range
  • Education/credentials preferred
  • Top Skills
  • Top Industries

In each Skills Transferability Guide above, you will find:

  • Occupation Overview: Wage, Jobs, Projected Growth
  • Minimum Educational Breakdown
  • Top Compatible Occupations with Wage, Jobs, and Projected Growth
  • Top 10 Competencies: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

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