Choose the Training Level That's Right for You!

It's easy to get started in the healthcare field. Many jobs require only a high school diploma, and employers provide the additional training you will need.

Of course, more training usually means higher pay — and there are many opportunities to take additional courses to move up a career ladder. By clicking on any of the job titles below, you will be able to view a detailed job profile that provides information on salary, demand, the kinds of organizations that hire workers in this field, and much more.

You will also find an example of how you might connect this job to related occupations in order to build a job progression that helps you meet your ultimate career goals.

Select from the links below to view PDF-formatted files of these healthcare job descriptions. Education levels will vary, but job titles are listed according to the expectations of the majority of employers

Jobs requiring vocational training or short-term training certificates
Jobs requiring an associate degree
Jobs requiring a bachelor's degree
Jobs requiring a master's or professional degree


Education Pays
There are many ways to get the training you need. In some cases, employers will pay for your training costs as you move up a career ladder. In others, scholarships are available.

For jobs requiring a four-year degree or more, the lucrative salary of these jobs, over time, should more than make up for education costs. Be sure to visit the Education & Training section (listed on the top navigation bar) for more information on training programs in Washington.


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