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Employers of Health Science majors in WA

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
Bhc Fairfax Hospital Inc
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Materials Management
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Virginia Mason Hospital
Swedish Health Services
Swedish Med Center/First Hl
Evergreen Medical Health Care
St Joseph Medical Center
St Joseph Pharmacy
Seattle Children's Healthcare System
Multicare Health System
Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Public Hospital District 1 of King County
Valley Medical Center
Veterans Health Administration
Puget Sound Healthcare System
United States Department of the Army
Madigan Army Medical Center
North Puget Sound Center For Sleep Disorders, LLC
Associate Everett Clinic PS
Everett Mso, Inc
Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center
Providence Health and Services
PROVIDENCE & ST PETER HOSPITAL
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Western State Hospital
Virginia Mason Seattle Main Clinic
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle Childrens RES Inst
Portland Adventist Medical Center
Empire Health Centers Group
Deaconess Medical Center
Swedish Health Services
Providence Seattle Medical Ctr
Public Hospital District 1 Skagit County
SKAGIT VALLEY HOSPITAL
Peacehealth
St John Medical Center
Providence Health & Services-Washington
Providence Sacred Heart Medica
Multicare Health System
Tacoma General Hospital
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Confluence Health
Multicare Health System
Peacehealth
St. Johns Medical Center
Swedish Health Services
Swedish Medical Center
King County Public Hospital District 2
EVERGREEN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CEN
Swedish Health Services
Swedish Health Services
Swedish Med Center/Cherry Hl
Good Samaritan Hospital
Multicare Health System
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Providence Health & Services-Washington
Providence St Mary Medical Ctr
Multicare Health System
Multicare Deaconess Hospital
Swedish Edmonds
Multicare Health System
ALLENMORE HOSPITAL
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Peacehealth
St Joseph Medical Center
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Association Inc
Washington Permanente Medical Group, P.C.
Franciscan Health System
St Francis Hospital
Swedish Health Services
Swedish Physician Division
Department of Corrections, Washington State
Washington State Pntntary Hosp
Sea Mar Skilled Nursing Facility
SEA MAR COMMUNITY CARE CENTER
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