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|Monster.com Survey Reveals Good Prognosis for Healthcare Employment Outlook|
Healthcare workers among the most optimistic about finding a new job; 190 medical and health-related jobs are viewed on Monster.com every minute1
The survey also indicates these workers are healthily optimistic, with
81% of Healthcare workers confident about finding a job within the next
12 months. Registered nurses, physical therapists and occupational
therapists are currently the top three occupations in demand, by volume
of available jobs within the healthcare industry along with nursing,
medical and home health assistants in supporting roles. Interestingly,
the top markets with opportunities for these professions include some of
the most sought after and most saturated job markets in the nation such
One area of dissatisfaction for healthcare employees is compensation. The survey found that few (20%) healthcare professionals believe their employers are willing to provide higher compensation compared to the previous year.
“This latest survey indicates stagnant compensation levels have left
healthcare professionals dissatisfied, “said
Completing this picture of Healthcare employment, it is important to note that every minute approximately 190 medical or health-related jobs are viewed on Monster, demonstrating high levels of activity across both job seekers and employers.
About the Survey
The Healthcare Sector set of findings are the third release of insights from Monster’s Workforce Talent survey of nearly 6,000 registered Monster users, covering general job market outlook and sentiment.
From the unique perspective of the job seeker, the Monster Workforce Talent survey captures the likeliness of those employed and unemployed to actively search for a job, the challenges they face in a search as well as motivating factors driving them to seek out a new job.
Monster’s study “U.S. Workforce Talent” surveyed nearly 6,000 job
seekers who are currently employed or desire employment in the next 12
months via an online survey. The study was designed to be inclusive of
all Monster job seekers who have actively used their My Monster account
over the past 3 years. The survey ran from
1 Monster Internal Data, 12-month Average, April 2012 - March