Healthcare Jobs Pay the Most; HealthcareCrossing Lists the Most

Released on: September 26, 2008, 5:19 am

Press Release Author: Mary Waldron

Industry: Healthcare

Press Release Summary: Healthcare jobs pay the most of all the job types in Kansas,
according to the latest report by the Kansas Department of Labor. Healthcare is one
of the fastest growing industries in the nation, and HealthcareCrossing lists each
and every healthcare job opening it can find on the Internet and elsewhere. The
healthcare job board currently offers over 150,000 healthcare jobs, most of which
are highly paid positions.

Press Release Body: ''The healthcare industry offers good salaries. According to the
Medical Group Management Association, the median salary for physicians in 2005 was
about $200,000. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the
healthcare industry will generate 3 million new wage and salary jobs between 2006
and 2016, more than any other industry,'' says A. Harrison Barnes, CEO of

According to the 2008 Kansas Wage Survey, oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the
highest-paid healthcare professionals in the state, earning $98.66 per hour, which
is $12.87 higher than the national average for such surgeons. Orthodontists are the
second highest-paid professionals, making $98.61 an hour, followed by obstetricians
and gynecologists ($98.44/hour), other physicians and surgeons ($91.05/hour), and
anesthesiologists ($88.40/hour). ''Earnings for doctors are among the highest of any
occupation. HealthcareCrossing lists about 2,000 healthcare jobs in the state of
Kansas, most of which offer excellent packages,'' adds Barnes.

HealthcareCrossing is poised to add each and every healthcare job opening to its
site. The website added about 18,000 new healthcare jobs to its database in just the
last week. These jobs have been collected from more than 8,000 job boards and
250,000 employer websites. ''We aim to add more jobs from all possible sources,
including all the hidden jobs,'' adds Barnes.

The most searched for and highly paid healthcare jobs on HealthcareCrossing are:

* Doctor jobs (5,538)
* Physician/surgeon jobs (2,100)
* Dentist jobs (1,800)
* Psychiatrist jobs (1,000)
* Internist jobs (370)
* Anesthesiologist jobs (300)
* Podiatrist jobs (250)

HealthcareCrossing offers the largest collection of healthcare jobs, including jobs
for physicians, dieticians, hospitalists, medical assistants, and nurses, all in one
place. HealthcareCrossing consolidates the job-search process by combining thousands
of available healthcare jobs into a single easy-to-search database. This allows
users to access a widespread variety of available healthcare jobs with thousands of
healthcare employers.

Unlike other job-search and career sites, HealthcareCrossing weeds out spam and jobs
outside one’s niche, allowing job seekers to search efficiently and specifically.
HealthcareCrossing also allows employers/recruiters to post jobs for free on the

For more information on HealthcareCrossing, please visit

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Contact Details: Mary Waldron, Editorial Coordinator

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