Jobs in the health care sector are steadily improving. 290,000 jobs were added last year, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics. The main venues that are taking in new employees are nursing homes, hospitals and outpatient clinics, such as urgent care clinics. There were 2,711,500 registered nurses as of last year with an average salary of $65,470 annually.
Health Care Jobs on the Rise
In a related area, BlueCross BlueShield is trying to reach potential customers with a retail presence at Target stores. They selected this insurer for Target stores throughout the United States, where staff members will have kiosks. The event will begin Nov. 15 and go through Feb. 15, in order to help people enroll in medical health plans for 2015.