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Medical and Health Services Managers In Demand

General Information


Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit52.45%
  2. Private, not for profit34.22%
  3. State and local government6.59%
  4. Self-employed4.66%
  5. Federal government1.97%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Health Science

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
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Salary Information

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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 46%
  • Master's degree 21%
  • Associate's degree 10%
  • Post-secondary certificate 7%
  • High school 3%
  • Some college 3%
  • Post-doctoral training 3%
  • First professional degree 3%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%


You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership


  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Education and Training
  • Administrative
  • Personnel and Human Resources

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