Health care jobs lift less-educated workers

July 24, 2014 4:04 AM

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Health care jobs lift less-educated workers

The boom in health care jobs is skewed toward positions requiring less education, providing lower-paid workers a potential pathway to better careers, a new Brookings Institution report says.

From 2000 to 2011, the number of workers in 10 large health care occupations who had less than a bachelor's degree surged 46%, vs. 39% growth for all health care jobs, the study says.

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