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10 Best Jobs For Medicine Major In 2022

The time after graduating from college can be a stressful time as you try to find your first job. As a way to help you out, we have found that there are actually a lot of job opportunities for graduates with a Medicine degree. By scouring millions of job listings and scanning through 14,108 Medicine major resumes we were able to find the most preferred jobs by Medicine majors.

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Starting Salary
$27,000
Job openings
202,579
Job Description:
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
Starting Salary
$50,000
Job openings
49,120
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Birmingham, AL;  
Job Description:
Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health. They often use clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach their findings.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
58,700
Job Description:
A Research Assistant helps carry out a particular research agenda. They are generally found in the social science or laboratory setting.
Starting Salary
$18,000
Job openings
130,130
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
110,678
Top Locations:
Boston, MA;  New York, NY;  Philadelphia, PA;  
Job Description:
Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists. They direct activities related to research and development, and coordinate activities such as testing, quality control, and production.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
90,709
Top Locations:
Dallas, TX;  San Juan, PR;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$43,000
Job openings
35,905
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Havana, IL;  Orlando, FL;  
Job Description:
Nursing assistants, sometimes called nursing aides, help provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes. Orderlies transport patients and clean treatment areas.
Starting Salary
$134,000
Job openings
45,568
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$77,000
Job openings
38,650
Job Description:
Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine on teams with physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare workers. They examine, diagnose, and treat patients.
Starting Salary
$46,000
Job openings
762,798
Job Description:
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
41,533
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Philadelphia, PA;  Baltimore, MD;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$136,000
Job openings
104,599
Top Locations:
Boston, MA;  Detroit, MI;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$49,000
Job openings
73,077
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Fort Lauderdale, FL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical and health services managers must direct changes that conform to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology.
Starting Salary
$121,000
Job openings
27,827
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Cleveland, OH;  Orlando, FL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$103,000
Job openings
34,162
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Tulsa, OK;  Philadelphia, PA;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$102,000
Job openings
24,077
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Alpharetta, GA;  Andrews Air Force Base, MD;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$40,000
Job openings
102,470
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Durham, NC;  San Diego, CA;  
Job Description:
Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists. They direct activities related to research and development, and coordinate activities such as testing, quality control, and production.
Starting Salary
$249,000
Job openings
16,460
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Baltimore, MD;  Tacoma, WA;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
73,470
Job Description:
A Research Associate plans, organizes, and conducts research in scientific, cultural, historical, or artistic. They conduct literature, collect and analyze data, and recruit and/or interview new people.
Starting Salary
$244,000
Job openings
31,626
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Boca Raton, FL;  Havana, IL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$94,000
Job openings
43,589
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Cuba, MO;  Miami, FL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$229,000
Job openings
91,290
Top Locations:
Falls Church, VA;  Havana, IL;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
104,843
Top Locations:
Philadelphia, PA;  Boston, MA;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists. They direct activities related to research and development, and coordinate activities such as testing, quality control, and production.
Starting Salary
$49,000
Job openings
30,535
Top Locations:
Annapolis, MD;  Dallas, TX;  Louisville, KY;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$146,000
Job openings
160,937
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Phoenix, AZ;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$150,000
Job openings
18,730
Top Locations:
Bangor, ME;  Baton Rouge, LA;  Charleston, SC;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$25,000
Job openings
88,303
Top Locations:
San Antonio, TX;  New York, NY;  Fort Worth, TX;  
Job Description:
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
36,350
Top Locations:
Tampa, FL;  Richmond, VA;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to as health information technicians, organize and manage health information data. They ensure its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.
Starting Salary
$40,000
Job openings
45,359
Top Locations:
Cuba, MO;  Santo Domingo, PR;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$27,000
Job openings
75,783
Job Description:
Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
64,107
Top Locations:
Boston, MA;  New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health. They often use clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach their findings.
Starting Salary
$54,000
Job openings
99,741
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Boston, MA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Starting Salary
$106,000
Job openings
39,692
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Baltimore, MD;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
167,261
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
Starting Salary
$37,000
Job openings
135,591
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Nashville, TN;  Portland, ME;  
Job Description:
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
Starting Salary
$139,000
Job openings
25,952
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Baltimore, MD;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$62,000
Job openings
144,296
Top Locations:
Ridgefield, NJ;  Branchburg, NJ;  East Hanover, NJ;  
Job Description:
Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists. They direct activities related to research and development, and coordinate activities such as testing, quality control, and production.
Starting Salary
$118,000
Job openings
33,226
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Hyattsville, MD;  Miami, FL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$14,000
Job openings
113,602
Top Locations:
Baltimore, MD;  Austin, TX;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.
Starting Salary
$62,000
Job openings
86,604
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Philadelphia, PA;  
Job Description:
Physical therapists, sometimes called PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. These therapists are often an important part of the rehabilitation, treatment, and prevention of patients with chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries.
Starting Salary
$152,000
Job openings
21,119
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Orlando, FL;  Bonita Springs, FL;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
44,571
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
An Instructor works with individuals through providing them support and instruction. They initiate various program goals and team objectives and solve problems. They may instruct individuals in swimming, biology, esthetics, or fitness.
Starting Salary
$78,000
Job openings
58,849
Top Locations:
San Diego, CA;  Cambridge, MA;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health. They often use clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach their findings.
Starting Salary
$33,000
Job openings
76,682
Top Locations:
Boston, MA;  New York, NY;  Baltimore, MD;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$80,000
Job openings
104,108
Top Locations:
Fort Lauderdale, FL;  Grand Rapids, MI;  Indianapolis, IN;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$64,000
Job openings
67,522
Top Locations:
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ;  San Diego, CA;  Cambridge, MA;  
Job Description:
Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health. They often use clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach their findings.
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
200,344
Top Locations:
Fort Hood, TX;  Fort Riley, KS;  San Diego, CA;  
Job Description:
Secretaries and administrative assistants perform clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, prepare documents, schedule appointments, and support other staff.
Starting Salary
$190,000
Job openings
29,982
Top Locations:
Oxnard, CA;  Aventura, FL;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
Starting Salary
$64,000
Job openings
204,355
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Baltimore, MD;  Cincinnati, OH;  
Job Description:
Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, also referred to as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty healthcare. The scope of practice varies from state to state.
Starting Salary
$61,000
Job openings
78,064
Top Locations:
Denver, CO;  New York, NY;  Athens, GA;  
Job Description:
Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, also referred to as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty healthcare. The scope of practice varies from state to state.

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Average Salary For Medicine Major Jobs

As with other factors, choosing the right industry can change the salary for Medicine majors drastically. If you are in it for the money, you will earn the highest average salary working for a company in the Health Care industry where the average salary is $95,188. But, you might only make an average salary of $54,915 working in the Education industry.

Average Salary By Industry

RankIndustryAverage Medicine Salary Medicine Salary Range
1Health Care
$95,188
$42k
$136k
2Finance
$80,594
$42k
$136k
3Pharmaceutical
$70,357
$42k
$136k
4Professional
$63,968
$42k
$136k
5Government
$59,669
$42k
$136k

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