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Best Health Care Provider Jobs

Vault ranks the best professions to have. Whether you are a recent grad or looking for a career change, use these rankings to find a job that is right for you.

  • Survey Methodology

    To determine our Best Career Path Rankings, we use a formula that weighs the most relevant categories for an overall quality ranking. Each path's overall score was calculated using the following formula: 25% demand (number of job openings), 25% earning potential (median salary), and 25% job satisfaction (perks, benefits, work/life balance), and 25% employment rates (unemployment).

Best Health Care Provider Jobs

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Orthodontists

Orth means "straight" and odont means "tooth." Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose problems with teeth, jaws, and lower facial development...

2

Surgeons

Surgeons are physicians who make diagnoses and provide preoperative, operative, and postoperative care in surgery affecting almost any part of the body....

3

Physicians

Physicians diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the human body. A physician is licensed to prescribe medications and perform surgery. Many...

4

Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists are physicians who attend to patients' mental, emotional, and behavioral symptoms. They try to help people function better in their daily...

5

Anesthesiologists

Anesthesiologists are physicians who specialize in the planning, performance, and maintenance of a patient's anesthesia during surgical, obstetric, or...

6

Obstetricians/Gynecologists

Obstetricians/gynecologists, often abbreviated to OB/GYNs, are physicians who are trained to provide medical and surgical care for disorders that affect...

7

Dentists

Dentists maintain their clients' teeth through such preventive and reparative practices as extracting, filling, cleaning, or replacing teeth. They perform...

8

Optometrists

An optometrist is a health care professional who provides primary eye care services, including comprehensive eye health and vision examinations; diagnosis...

9

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are one of four classifications of advanced practice nurses (APNs). APNs are registered nurses who have advanced training and...

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Physical Therapists

Physical therapists, formerly called physiotherapists, are health care specialists who restore mobility, alleviate pain and suffering, and work to prevent...