Not Sure About Health Care?

Don't think there's a health care career for you? Learn more about one of these interesting and unique health care careers. If you work in health care, you can work in a wide range of settings and use many different skills.
Average Salary:
$41,000
Athletic Trainers provide patients with expertise in injury and illness prevention, acute care, assessment, treatment, management, rehabilitation and reconditioning.
Average Salary:
$70,000
Interested in the ear? Audiologists diagnose hearing and balance problems, fit and dispense hearing aids, and teach individuals and families non-verbal communication.
Average Salary:
$39,000
Music helps improve lives. Music therapists use music to address the physical, psychological, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. Music therapy provides an avenue for communication through creating, singing, or listening to music.
Average Salary:
$72,000
What if you couldn’t physically perform basic tasks? Occupational therapists direct specialized treatment plans to help individuals overcome limitation caused by injury, illness, or disability. Occupations Therapists (OT’s) develop treatments to help patients regain the ability to participate in everyday activities.
Average Salary:
$76,000
Physical Therapists work with patients to recover from surgery, injury, or illness that limits movement, daily living, or quality of life. Physical therapists treat patients through exercise, massage, stretching, heat and cold, or other tools to reduce pain.
Average Salary:
$39,000
Like doing things? Recreational therapists use sports, games, arts, or drama to help improve the physical, emotional, and psychological well-being of people with disabilities or illnesses as part of an integrated treatment plan.
Average Salary:
$67,000
Speech-language pathologists (SLP) treat communication and swallowing disorders in patients. In addition to diagnosing speech problems, speech-language pathologists also counsel patients and families on coping with communication disorders.