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Employers of Health Science majors in NC

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
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Incorporated
Vidant Medical Center
Mission Health System, Inc.
Wakemed
Wakemed Health and Hospitals
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
WAKE FOREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CE
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority
Carolinas Healthcare System
Hillco, Ltd.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority
Atrium Health
Carolinas Medical Center At Home, LLC
Levine Children's Hospital
Carolinas Medical Center Northeast
NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENTER
Liberty Homecare Group, LLC
Presbyterian Hospital
Novant Health Presbt Med Ctr
Mission Hospital, Inc.
Rex Healthcare, Inc.
The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital
ANNIE PENN HOSPITAL
Rex Hospital, Inc.
Rex
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
NHRMC PHYSICIAN GROUP
Cumberland County Hospital System, Inc.
Cape Fear Valley Health System
Firsthealth of The Carolinas, Inc.
MOORE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Wakemed Health and Hospitals
WAKEMED HEALTH AND HOSPITALS
Firsthealth Moore Regional Medical Center
Wakemed
Wake Facial Plastic Surgery
Wakemed
Wake Med Brier Creek Med Pk
High Point Regional Health
Radiation Therapy
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
University North Carolina Hosp
Moses Cone-Wesley Long Community Health Foundation, Inc.
Alamance Regional Medical Ctr
Veterans Health Administration
Durham V A Medical Center
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
Lab
Carolinas Medical Center-Union
Durham County Hospital Corporation
Durham Regional Hospital
Carolina North Baptist Hospital
Wayne Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Wayne UNC Health Care
Forsyth Medical Center Foundation
Healthcare
Nhcs, Inc.
Nash General Hospital
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Geriatric Division
Carolinaeast Medical Center
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority
Carolnas Gastroenterology Ctrs
Central Regional Hospital
Brian Center Rehab
SSC Goldsboro Operating Company LLC
North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services
John Umstead Hospital
Duke University Health System, Inc.
Duke University Medical Center
North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services
Broughton Hospital
North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services
Alcohol & Drug Treatment
Alamance Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Armc Health Care
Lutheran Services For The Aging, Inc.
Moore Regional Hospital, Inc.
Southeastern Regional Medical Center
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Veterans Health Administration
W G Hefner VA Medical Center
Catawba Valley Medical Center, Inc.
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