Health Care and Social Assistance

OJT for Health Care and Social Assistance (NAICS 62)

The Health Care and Social Assistance sector is part of the Education and Health Services supersector.

The Health Care and Social Assistance sector includes the following industry groups:

  • Ambulatory Health Care Services: NAICS 621
    • Offices of Physicians
    • Offices of Dentists
    • Offices of Other Health Practitioners
    • Outpatient Care Centers
    • Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
    • Home Health Care Services
    • Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • Hospitals: NAICS 622
    • General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
    • Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
    • Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
  • Nursing and Residential Care Facilities: NAICS 623
    • Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
    • Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
    • Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
    • Other Residential Care Facilities
  • Social Assistance: NAICS 624
    • Individual and Family Services
    • Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
    • Vocational Rehabilitation Services
    • Child Day Care Services

The following chart shows the percentage of people that this sector employs, relative to all the other industrial sectors, and the projected growth of this sector through 2024.

This next chart breaks down the sector into its primary industries. It shows the percentage of people that these primary industries employ, relative to the entire sector, and the projected growth of these industries through 2024.

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in size, for this sector through 2024. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-sized occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Largest Occupations in Sector, Projected for 2024

Occupation 2024 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2024 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2014-2024) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Registered nurses 2797.9 12.3 17.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Personal care aides 1890.2 8.3 29.2 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Nursing assistants 1568.5 6.9 17.8 Postsecondary nondegree award None
Home health aides 1179.5 5.2 39.4 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 712 3.1 18 Postsecondary nondegree award None
Medical assistants 699.6 3.1 24.2 Postsecondary nondegree award None
Medical secretaries 597.4 2.6 21.3 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Receptionists and information clerks 571.5 2.5 24.2 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Office clerks, general 434 1.9 15.7 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Childcare workers 401.2 1.8 8.4 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in growth, for this sector through 2024. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-growth occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Highest Growth Occupations in Sector, Projected thru 2024

Occupation 2024 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2024 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2014-2024) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Forensic science technicians 1 0 48.3 Bachelor’s degree Moderate-term on-the-job training
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 1.5 0 48.1 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Occupational therapy assistants 43.6 0.2 46 Associate’s degree None
Manicurists and pedicurists 0.2 0 45.9 Postsecondary nondegree award None
Statisticians 2.8 0 45.3 Master’s degree None
Waiters and waitresses 27.2 0.1 43.5 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Massage therapists 44 0.2 43.2 Postsecondary nondegree award None
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1.3 0 41.9 Bachelor’s degree Moderate-term on-the-job training
Physical therapist assistants 106.8 0.5 41.5 Associate’s degree None
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 1.8 0 41.3 Postsecondary nondegree award None

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