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Housing Affordability Research

Paycheck to Paycheck 2017

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that from 2014-2024, employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow by 19 percent and add about 2.3 million jobs. Yet, these workers often do not earn enough to live in communities they serve.

The report, which focuses on the affordability challenges faced by healthcare workers, highlights five fast growing healthcare occupations: dental assistant, emergency medical technician, home health aide, licensed practical nurse and physical therapy aide.

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Paycheck to Paycheck 2017 database

 

For more information or to schedule an interview with the author, please contact Andrea Nesby, Sr. Marketing & Communications Associate, at (202) 466-2121, ext. 240, or anesby@nhc.org.

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