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Employers of Health Science majors in CT

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
Hartford Healthcare Corporation
Yale University
Laboratory Medicine
Hartford Hospital
Hospital of St. Raphael Physicians IPA II, Inc.
Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint
Yale University
Temple Medical Center
Western Connecticut Health Network, Inc.
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
TRINITY HEALTH - NEW ENGLAND
The Danbury Hospital
Wilton Surgery Center, LLC
The Stamford Hospital
Stamford Health
Middlesex Hospital Foundation, Inc.
Norwalk Surgery Center, LLC
Hartford Healthcare Medical Group, Inc.
HHC Physicianscare, Inc.
Saint Mary's Health System Inc
Stamford Health System, Inc.
Lawrence D Leibowitz, MD
Saint Mary's Hospital, Inc.
Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Prospect Waterbury, Inc.
Waterbury Hospital Health Ctr
Greenwich Hospital
Legacy Echn, Inc.
Echn
Bristol Hospital Incorporated
Bristol Hospital
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
Mount Sinai Campus
Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Manchester Memorial Hospital Inc
ECHN
The William W Backus Hospital
Backus Hospital
Hospital The Danbury Inc
THE DANBURY HOSPITAL (INC)
Greenwich Hospital
Greenwich Psychiatric Care
Lawrence + Memorial Corporation
Lm Cancer Center
St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
The Milford Hospital Incorporated
Paradigm Healthcare Center of Prospect, LLC
The Connecticut Institute For The Blind Inc
Midstate Medical Center
RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATES
Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Western Connecticut Medical Group, Inc.
Hebrew Home and Hospital, Incorporated
Lawrence + Memorial Corporation
The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
Johnson Memorial Hospital Inc
TRINITY HEALTH - NEW ENGLAND
Hartford Hospital
The Griffin Hospital Inc
MEDSOURCE
Dianon Systems Inc
The Jackson Laboratory
Mercy Community Health, Inc.
CATHOLIC HEALTH EAST
Chelsea Place Care Center, LLC
Hartford Hospital
The Rockville General Hospital Incorporated
Utopia Home Care, Inc.
New Milford Hospital Holding Corporation
St. Vincent's Medical Center Foundation, Inc.
Surgical Associates Conn
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