Allied Health Careers

Careers in Allied Health and more.

Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant

Alternate Career Titles: Nursing Aides, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA

Career Overview: A Nursing Assistant helps a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse by obtaining vital signs, organizing medical equipment, administering personal hygiene, and other basic healthcare tasks.

Career Salary Range: $20,040 to $37,900

Required Minimum Degree/License: State-approved educational program and competency exam

Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

Become an Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Alternate Career Titles: EMT

Career Overview: These professionals care for the sick for injured in emergency scenarios.

Career Salary Range: $21,240 to $56,310

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary educational program and license

Become a Emergency Medical Technician

Home Health Aide

Alternate Career Titles: HHA

Career Overview: Home Health aides assist people with disabilities, chronic illnesses or cognitive impairments in completing daily living activities.

Career Salary Range: $17,990 to $30,610

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary non-degree award program

Become a Home Health Aide

Massage Therapist

Massage Therapist

Alternate Career Titles: Registered Massage Therapist, RMT, Licensed Massage Therapist, LMT, Masseur, Masseuse

Career Overview: These professionals touch and manipulate patient muscles and tissues to relieve stress or pain.

Career Salary Range: $19,720 to $74,879

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary Nondegree Award

Become a Massage Therapist

Become a Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Alternate Career Titles: Certified Medical. Assistant, CMA

Career Overview: Completes both administrative and clinical tasks in various healthcare settings varying dependant upon employer and specialty

Career Salary Range: $22,870 to $45,310

Required Minimum Degree/License: Certificate

Become a Medical Assistant

Perfusionist

Perfusionist

Alternate Career Titles: Cardiovascular Perfusionist, Clinical Perfusionist, Certified Perfusionist

Career Overview: Perfusionists are responsible for sustaining a patient’s life when their heart has been stopped

Career Salary Range: $66,000 to $137,868

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary Non-degree Award

Become a Perfusionist

Psychiatric Aide

Psychiatric Aide

Alternate Career Titles: Mental Health Aide, MHA, Mental Health Assistant

Career Overview: Psychiatric Aides care for patients who have developmental disabilities or mental illnesses

Career Salary Range: $21,930 to $59,600

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary Certificate or Associate’s Degree in Psychology

Become a Psychiatric Aide

Become a Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist

Alternate Career Titles: Respiratory Care Practitioner, Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), Resp Tech

Career Overview: Cares for patients who are having difficulty breathing.

Career Salary Range: $42,490 to $81,550

Required Minimum Degree/License: Associate’s Degree

Become a Respiratory Therapist

Phlebotomist

Alternate Career Titles: Phlebotomy Technician, Specialist of Phlebotomy

Career Overview: Phlebotomists draw patient blood as needed for tests, transfusions and other purposes.

Career Salary Range: $23,330 to $46,850

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary Nondegree Award

Become a Phlebotomist

Medical Equipment Preparer

Alternate Career Titles: Sterile Processing Technician/Manager, Central Processing Technician/Manager

Career Overview: Medical Equipment Preparers ready, install and clean healthcare or laboratory equipment.

Career Salary Range: $23,610 to $50,620

Required Minimum Degree/License: High School Diploma

Become a Medical Equipment Preparer

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