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Health Careers - Job Outlook / Salary

Lots of Opportunities!

Iowa needs many new types of health professionals! You are exploring a health care career at one of the best times in the history of the United States.

Salary and other benefits, such as flexible work schedules, child care, educational benefits, and bonuses, vary among health careers depending of place of employment, years in practice, education level, geographic region, and size of the community.

The following links offer more information about the job outlook and salary of specific health careers in the United States and Iowa.

Iowa Workforce Development- Iowa Licensed Occupations
Learn more about the average hourly wages of licensed health workers in Iowa. Link to the following website and click on the careers that interest you.

U.S. Department of Labor- Occupational Outlook Handbook
Learn more about job prospects, salaries, what workers do on the job, and working conditions. Information is provided to help you locate information about selected careers.

Iowa Hospital Association
Link to following website for an overview of several types of health workers employed in Iowa's hospitals, their job outlook and average salary.