U.S. News & World Report recently released their ranking of the 100 Best Jobs for 2023. Medical and health services manager ranked as the #3 job overall. Rankings were based on a number of factors including:
- Opportunity for a good salary
- Challenging work environment
- Room for advancement
- Satisfying work-life balance
- Employer demand
How are the best jobs determined?
Although what qualifies as a “best job” is subjective, U.S. News & World Report used universally desired criteria to determine their rankings. Only jobs with the largest number and percentage of projected openings were included. Other criteria included median salary, job growth and low unemployment percentage.
Medical and health services manager received the rank of the third best job overall based upon a median salary of more than $100,000 per year, an unemployment rate of only 1.5% and more than 130,000 jobs available, which represents 28.3% employment growth between 2021 and 2031.
What do medical and health services managers do?
Medical and health services managers work behind the scenes to keep hospitals, nursing homes, medical offices and other health care facilities running effectively and efficiently.
Career options in this field include:
- Accounts manager
- Health data analyst
- Admissions coordinator
- Coding/reimbursement consultant
- Quality management coordinator
Professionals in the field are usually detailed oriented and have good analytical skills. They also have good interpersonal and communication skills in order to work closely with doctors, health insurance representatives and other administrators.
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