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PAs lead list of top healthcare jobs for 2015

Tuesday, December 23, 2014  
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December 17, AAPA Medical Watch
Good pay and high demand are the hallmarks of the healthcare industry. Career Builder found 28 healthcare career jobs growing at twice the rate of the rest of the economy. Furthermore, 17 of those career jobs pay more than $20 per hour.

See the five highest paying of jobs identified by CareerBuildeer, along with their pay and the number of openings expected this year.

At the top of the list: PAs.

This top paying healthcare career has a median pay of $45.49 per hour. CareerBuilder forecasts 9,048 new jobs in 2015. This is a 4.3 percent increase from 211,296 employees working in 2014. PAs provide healthcare services and perform tasks much like a physician.