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Mon August 5, 2013
Health Care Is Hot Industry In North Texas
If you’re looking for work in Dallas-Fort Worth, your best bet is to look in the health care industry.
Jobs numbers from July show a slight decrease overall in Dallas Fort-Worth (0.2 percent), but there is good news for health care. Four of the top five companies with the most job listings are in the health care industry.
Texas Health Resources came in number one, adding 1,422 jobs. The other providers on the top five are Baylor Health Care System, HCA and Lakeview Hospital.
You Don't Have To Be A Doctor To Get A Job
Then Dallas-Fort Worth area isn’t only in need of primary care physicians (although that tops the list of doctors in high demand, according to Dallas-based physician-recruiting firm Merritt Hawkins.) There’s also a need for people to work in health care human resources, customer service, architecture and construction.
Many universities in North Texas already offer degrees in health care administration, but some are starting new programs to meet growing demand. UT Dallas just announced it has nearly 250 students in its Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Studies program – which is only in its second year.