Top 100 Allied Health Jobs That Are Hiring Today

Written by Sheryl Posnick

If you’re interested in a career in medical and health services, you have your eye on the right prize. Allied health positions can vary from patient work, to management positions, to technologist jobs, and come with a solid salary.

While some require a bit of schooling, most don’t need a huge amount of education to break into, and offer good growth opportunities.

Here is a varied list of jobs that fall under the allied health umbrella.

Allied Health Job Titles

Assistant Director of Nursing

Behavior Analyst

Cardiac Nurse

Cath Lab Nurse

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Certified Ophthalmic Technician

Certified Registered Nurse (RN)—Midwife

Charge Nurse

Clinical Assistant

Clinical Documentation Specialist

Clinical Educator

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Services Director

Clinical Services Manager

Clinical Supervisor

Critical Care Nurse

CT Technologist

Dental Assistant

Dental Hygienist


Dietary Aide


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)—Paramedic

Emergency Room Nurse

Environmental Health Specialist

Environmental Services Manager

ER Technician

Family Physician

Health Information Technician

Health Service Coordinator

Healthcare Information Services Manager

Healthcare Project Manager

Home Care Administrator

Home Care Nurse

Home Health Aide (HHA)

Home Health Care Nurse

Hospital Admissions Coordinator

Hospital Transporter

Laboratory Courier

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

MDS Coordinator

Medical Assistant

Medical Case Manager

Medical Coder

Medical Director

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Medical Records Analyst

Medical Technologist (MT)

Medical Transcriptionist

Medication Technician

Mental Health Technician

Monitor Technician

MRI Technician

Nurse Manager

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Nurse Supervisor

Nursing Aide

Nursing Assistant

Nursing Care Coordinator

Nursing Director


Occupational Health Manager

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office Nurse

Oncology Nurse

Operating Room Nurse


Optometric Technician

Oral Surgeon Assistant

Orthodontic Assistant

PACU Nurse

Pathology Assistant

Patient Care Technician (PCT)



Physical Therapist (PT)

Physical Therapist Aide

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)


Physician Assistant

Practical Registered Nurse (PRN)

Psychiatric Nurse

Psychiatric Technician


Radiologic Technician

Radiologic Technologist

Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Registered Nurse (RN)

Respiratory Therapist

Safety Representative

School Nurse

School Psychologist

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Staff Nurse

Surgical Technician

Ultrasound Technician

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of allied health jobs is projected to grow 19% through 2024, adding about 2.3 million new jobs.

The median annual wage for healthcare practitioners and technical occupations (such as registered nurses, physicians and surgeons, and dental hygienists) is around $63,420, while healthcare support occupations (such as home health aides, occupational therapy assistants, and medical transcriptionists) have a median annual wage of $27,910.

About the author

Sheryl Posnick

Sheryl Posnick is an editor and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She is the founder and president of Red Letter Content, an editorial company with a focus on educational, test preparation, and career readiness materials.