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Rapid Job Growth, More Education Fail to Translate into Higher Wages for Health Care Workers

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Health care, an important source of jobs in the US economy, accounts for nearly 13 percent of private sector employment. Unfortunately, despite rapid job growth in the sector, we’ve also seen wages of many healthcare workers in this critical area of our economy stagnate.

Workers Were Older and More Highly Educated in 2015 than in 2005; Wages Were Stagnant or Fell

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Jobs in the two largest nonprofessional occupation groups ― medical technicians and health aides and assistants ― grew 17.2 percent and 20.0 percent respectively, and in 2015 the number of workers in these jobs reached 5.5 million.