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Employers of Health Science majors in PA

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
St Luke's Physicians Group
St. Lkes Plsades Fmly Practice
Allegheny General Hospital Inc
York Hospital
YORK HOSPITAL
Allegheny General Hospital
Continuing Care Center
Mercy Health Foundation of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Mercy Health System
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc.
Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp
Abington Memorial Hospital Inc
Reading Hospital
Lancaster General Health
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inc.
Lehigh Vly Hosp - Cedar Crest
Albert Einstein Medical Associates, Inc.
Albert Einstein Health Med Ctr
Temple University Hospital, Inc.
T U H
Joseph Stokes Institute of Research
Temple University-Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education
Temple University-Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education
Physiology Unit
The Promptcare Companies Inc
Geisinger Medical Center
Geisinger
Allegheny General Hospital
Forbes Nursing Center
Veterans Health Administration
Philadelphia V A Medical Ctr
Holy Spirit Hospital of The Sisters of Christian Charity
Geisinger Holy Spirit
Pinnacle Health Hospitals
Harrisburg Hospital
Temple University-Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education
Temple Univ School of Medicine
Saint Vincent Health Center Inc
Tenet Healthsystem Hahnemann, L.L.C.
Hahnemann University Hospital
Magee-Womens Hospital of Upmc
PRA International Operations, Inc.
Strategic Solutions Division
Genesis Elder Care Rehabilation Services, Inc
Doylestown Hospital Health and Wellness Center, Inc.
Wilkes-Barre Hospital Company, LLC
Wyoming Valley Health Care Sys
Mercy Upmc
Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Veterans Health Administration
VA Medical Center
Pinnacle Health Hospitals
Medical Center of Harrisburg
U P M C Shadyside
Jefferson Hospital
Einstein Community Health Associates, Inc.
EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Jefferson Hospital
Jefferson Hospital
Health Services of Fox Chase Cancer Center
Summit Health
Main Line Health System
Main Line Health System
Allegheny General Hospital
Excela Health Holding Company, Inc.
Laurel Highlands Health Center
The Washington Hospital
Washington Physician Svcs Org
Holy Redeemer Health System, Inc.
Holy Redeemer Hosp & Med Ctr
Mercy Life Center Corporation
Mercy Behavioral Health
Main Line Hospitals, Inc.
Lankenau Medical Center
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
Mercy Health System
Upmc Altoona
Montefiore University Hospital
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