By 2020, 1 out of every 5 dollars will be spent on healthcare in the United States. In our Healthcare report, we project 5.6 million jobs in the healthcare sector by 2020, 82 percent of which will require postsecondary education.
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Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce analysis of American Community Survey, 2009–2016 (pooled) of bachelor’s degree holders without advanced degrees, age 25-59 working full-time full-year.
In Healthcare, we provide detailed analysis and projections of healthcare fields, occupations, and their wages. In addition, we discuss the important skills and work values associated with healthcare fields and occupations. Finally, we analyze the implications of our findings for the racial, ethnic, and class diversity of the healthcare workforce in the coming decade.