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Employers of Health Science majors in AL

Medical Assistants

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice. Most medical assistants work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare facilities. Most medical assistants have postsecondary education such as a certificate. Others enter the occupation with a high school diploma and learn through on-the-job training. The median annual wage for medical assistants was $32,480 in May 2017. Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 29 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As a result, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.

Dental Assistants

Dental assistants perform many tasks, ranging from providing patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and scheduling appointments. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices where they work. Almost all dental assistants work in dentists’ offices. Most work full time. There are several possible paths to becoming a dental assistant. Some states require assistants to graduate from an accredited program and pass an exam. In other states, there are no formal educational requirements and dental assistants learn how to perform their jobs through on-the-job training. The median annual wage for dental assistants was $37,630 in May 2017. Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The aging population and ongoing research linking oral health and general health will continue to increase the demand for preventive dental services.

Medical Scientists

Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research. Practitioners who primarily provide medical or dental care or dispense drugs are included in "Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners". The median annual wage for medical scientists was $82,090 in May 2017. Employment of medical scientists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Medical scientists will continue to be needed because they contribute to the development of treatments and medicines that improve human health.

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. May conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. May be employed in the public or private sector. Includes environmental protection officers. The median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $71,780 in May 2017. The median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians was $49,960 in May 2017. Overall employment of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Specialists and technicians will be needed in a wide variety of industries to ensure that employers adhere to both existing and new regulations.

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. The median annual wage for postsecondary health specialties teachers was $97,870 in May 2017.

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Company City State
The Health Care Authority of The City of Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL WOMEN & CH
The DCH Health Care Authority
DCH Regional Medical Center
The DCH Health Care Authority
DCH Health System
Mobile Infirmary Association
MOBILE INFIRMARY MEDICAL CENTE
Infirmary Health System, Inc.
The Children's Hospital of Alabama
Children's of Alabama
Houston County Healthcare Authority
SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENT
Providence Hospital
USA Healthcare Inc
East Alabama Health Care Authority
EAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER
Baptist Health
Healthcare Auth For Bptst Hlth
Regional Care Hospital Partners, Inc.
Regioal Health Care Partner
Hh Health System - Shoals, LLC
St. Vincent's Birmingham
St. Vincent's Health System
Saad Enterprises, Inc.
Saad Healthcare Services
University of South Alabama Medical Center
University South Ala Hospitals
Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Inc
JACKSON HOSPITAL
Veterans Health Administration
Birmingham V A Medical Center
The Children's Hospital of Alabama
St. Vincent's East
Gulf Health Hospitals, Inc.
Thomas Hospital
State of Alabama
Bureau of Vital Statistics
Cullman Regional Medical Center, Inc.
SPORTS FIRST FITNESS & WELLNES
The Healthcare Authority For Baptist Health and Affiliate of Uab Health System
Hardin Taylor Secure Medical Facility
Gadsden Regional Medical Center, LLC
QHG
University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, P.C.
Opthalmic Pathology Lab
Crestwood Healthcare, L.P.
Crestwood Medical Center
The DCH Health Care Authority
Northport Medical Center-DCH
Springhill Hospitals, Inc.
SPRINGHILL MEDICAL CENTER
Veterans Health Administration
Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs ME
Regional Care Hospital Partners, Inc.
Baptist Health System, Inc
Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Hh Health System - Morgan, LLC
Riverview Regional Medical Center, Inc.
University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, P.C.
Kirklin Clinic
State of Alabama
Rehabilitation Services Dept
The University of Alabama System
Naphcare, Inc.
Alabama Dept of Mental Health
Bryce Hospital
Walker Regional Medical Center Inc
WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER
Foley Hospital Corporation
SOUTH BALDWIN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
The Health Care Authority of The City of Huntsville
Huntsville Hospital
Athens-Limestone Hospital
USA Health Services Foundation Inc
Baptist Health System, Inc.
The Colbert County-Northwest Alabama Health Care Authority
HELEN KELLER HOSPITAL
The Marshall County Health Care Authority
MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH
Jbs Mental Health Authority
Baptist Health System, Inc.
Cosa Valley Baptist Med Ctr
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