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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.
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Please note: A flames symbol like this in the listings of occupations indicates designation as a "Hot Career" in South Dakota, meaning it is a high demand-high wage occupation. A Top 30 icon like this Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations indicates the occupation is among the Top 30 Hot Careers, one of the 30 with the greatest demand. Learn more about Hot Careers and the Top 30.

A symbol like thisVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video is linked to a video featuring one or more individuals employed in the occupation. The videos were originally recorded for South Dakota's Week of Work.

Occupational Title O*NET-
SOC Code
Anesthesiologists 29-1061
Athletic Trainers 29-9091
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 29-2031
Chiropractors 29-1011
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologistsdesignated as a Hot CareerVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 29-2011
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians  designated as a Hot Career 29-2012
Dental Assistants designated as a Hot Career 31-9091
Dental Hygienists 29-2021
Dentists, All Other Specialists 29-1029
Dentists, General 29-1021
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 29-2032
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031
Exercise Physiologists 29-1128
Family and General Practitioners 29-1062
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 29-1199
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 29-2099
Home Health Aides 31-1011
Internists, General 29-1063
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses designated as a Hot Career 29-2061
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 29-2035
Medical and Health Services Managers 11-9111
Medical Assistants 31-9092
Medical Equipment Preparers 31-9093
Medical Records and Health Information TechniciansVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 29-2071
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 19-1042
Medical Secretaries 43-6013
Medical Transcriptionists 31-9094
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 29-2033
Nurse Anesthetists 29-1151
Nurse Practitioners 29-1171
Nursing AssistantsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 31-1014
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 29-1064
Occupational Therapists 29-1122
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 29-2057
Opticians, Dispensing 29-2081
Optometrists 29-1041
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 29-1022
Orthotists and Prosthetists 29-2091
Pediatricians, General 29-1065
https://youtu.be/q7NIsZ6OdTs 29-1051
Pharmacy Technicians 29-2052
Phlebotomists 31-9097
Physical Therapist Aides 31-2022
Physical Therapist Assistants 31-2021
Physical Therapists 29-1123
Physician Assistants 29-1071
Physicians and Surgeons, All OtherVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 29-1069
Psychiatrists 29-1066
Radiation Therapists 29-1124
Radiologic TechnologistsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 29-2034
Recreational Therapists 29-1125
Registered Nurses Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupationsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 29-1141
Respiratory TherapistsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 29-1126
Speech-Language Pathologists 29-1127
Surgeons 29-1067
Surgical TechnologistsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 29-2055
Veterinarians 29-1131
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 31-9096
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 29-2056

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