As bad as the job market may seem, some sectors are holding up better than others. Here's what companies are hiring, what types of jobs are available and in which states you'll find them. Click through to see all major sectors.
Sector: HEALTH CARE
• Health care will generate 3 million new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016, more than any other industry.
• Most health care workers have jobs that require less than four years of college education.
• Wage and salary employment in the health care industry is projected to increase 22% through 2016, compared with 11% for all industries combined.
• The health care sector added 27,000 jobs in February alone.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
WHERE ARE THE JOBS IN HEALTH CARE?
Top 10 States for Health Care Jobs
Types of Jobs
Top Companies Hiring
Franciscan Medical Group
Sava Senior Care
Golden Living Centers
Air National Guard
Sunrise Senior Living
Greystone Health Care