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Employers of Health Science majors in TX

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
Fort Worth
TX
Hercules Holding II
Las Colinas Medical Center
Irving
TX
Dallas
TX
Gshs Home Health, L.P.
Good Shepherd Homecare
Longview
TX
The Methodist Hospital
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston
TX
Fort Worth
TX
Kindred Hospitals East, L.L.C.
Kindred Hospital Houston
Houston
TX
Martin Fletcher Associates Holdings, Inc.
Allied Integrated Services
Irving
TX
Baylor Health Services
Susan Komen Breast Center
Dallas
TX
Lubbock
TX
Houston
TX
Dallas
TX
Houston
TX
Houston
TX
Houston
TX
Covenant Health System
PROVIDENCE HOME HEALTH ORANGE
Lubbock
TX
Irving
TX
Harden Healthcare Texas, LP
Gracywoods Nursing Center
Austin
TX
Dallas
TX
Veterans Health Administration
Michael E Debakey VA Med Ctr
Houston
TX
Wellpath LLC
Montgmery Cnty Mntal Hlth Trtm
Conroe
TX
Lancaster
TX
Manor
TX
Tyler
TX
Dallas
TX
Veterans Health Administration
VA North Texas Hcs
Dallas
TX
Longview
TX
Tyler
TX
Veterans Health Administration
Olin E Teague Veterans' Center
Temple
TX
Tomball
TX
Concentra Health Services Inc
Concentra Medical Centers
Addison
TX
Dallas
TX
Vernon Home Health Care Agency, Inc.
Outreach Health Service
Vernon
TX
Christus Health Gulf Coast
Christus Saint Catherine Hosp
Irving
TX
Tyler
TX
Seton Ascension
Dell Children's Medical Center
Austin
TX
Tenet Hospitals Limited
Hospitals Prvdnce Serra Campus
El Paso
TX
Houston
TX
CHG Hospital McAllen, LLC
Solara Spclty Hspitals McAllen
McAllen
TX
Abilene
TX
McAllen
TX
Amarillo
TX
Pearland
TX
Regional Healthcare Alliance, The Inc
TRINITY MOTHER FRANCES HEALTH
Tyler
TX
Baptist Health System
Baptist Hlth Sys Schl Hlth Prf
San Antonio
TX
Memorial Hermann Health System
Memorial Hermann Mem Cy Hosp
Houston
TX
University Health System Services of Texas, Inc.
BEXAR COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
San Antonio
TX
McKinney
TX
Sj Medical Center, LLC
St. Joseph Medical Center
Houston
TX
Tarrant County Hospital District
John Peter Smith Hospital
Fort Worth
TX
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