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Health Science Occupations

The occupations below are in the Health Science career cluster.

  1. Simply click on any occupational title below to learn more about the occupation in our virtual labor market data system.
  2. For even more in-depth information on an occupation, use O*Net Online. Copy the O*Net-Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code from the table below. Then within O*Net Online, paste that code into the Occupation Search field. Next, click on the gray arrow or press the Enter key on your keyboard to perform the search within O*Net Online.

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Occupational Title O*NET-
SOC Code
Anesthesiologists 291061
Athletic Trainers 299091
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 292031
Chiropractors 291011
Dental Assistants 319091
Dental Hygienists 292021
Dentists, All Other Specialists 291029
Dentists, General 291021
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 292032
Dietitians and Nutritionists 291031
Exercise Physiologists 291128
Family and General Practitioners 291062
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 291199
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 292099
Home Health Aides 311011
Internists, General 291063
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 292061
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 292035
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 292012
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 292011
Medical and Health Services Managers 119111
Medical Assistants 319092
Medical Equipment Preparers 319093
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 292071
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 191042
Medical Secretaries 436013
Medical Transcriptionists 319094
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 292033
Nurse Anesthetists 291151
Nurse Practitioners 291171
Nursing Assistants 311014
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 291064
Occupational Therapists 291122
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 292057
Opticians, Dispensing 292081
Optometrists 291041
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 291022
Orthotists and Prosthetists 292091
Pediatricians, General 291065
Pharmacists 291051
Pharmacy Technicians 292052
Phlebotomists 319097
Physical Therapist Aides 312022
Physical Therapist Assistants 312021
Physical Therapists 291123
Physician Assistants 291071
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 291069
Psychiatrists 291066
Radiation Therapists 291124
Radiologic Technologists 292034
Recreational Therapists 291125
Registered Nurses 291141
Respiratory Therapists 291126
Speech-Language Pathologists 291127
Surgeons 291067
Surgical Technologists 292055
Veterinarians 291131
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 319096
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 292056

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