Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning


Section 2:  Information on Healthcare Occupations - A Guide to Healthcare Occupations in Maryland - Military Personnel and Spouses Relocating to Maryland - PROVET


Wage Information

  • Averages weekly wages for Maryland's health services were higher than Maryland's private sector wages in 1997 & 2002 (reports for 1997 and 2002 available from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation website).
  • Average weekly wages for Maryland's health services rose 15% from 1997-2002.
  • Maryland's employment in health services expected to grow 24% from 2000 -2010.

Types of Work Available

There are various types of work available in Maryland healthcare sector, depending on educational background and practical experience. Maryland is experiencing a workforce shortage in several occupations, such as Nursing, Radiology, and Respiratory Therapy. This packet contains information to help you transition to a career in one of those professions. As this project expands, the guide will include information on other occupations available in Maryland.


Section 3.  Education and Training and Assistance

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