Information on the businesses and industries that employ Health graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Health majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Health majors, by average wage, is Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Health in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Health is 43.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Health degrees, and White students earn the majority (150,372) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Registered Nursing field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Registered Nursing majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Registered Nursing majors need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Quality Control Analysis, and Science.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Registered Nursing majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation and Control is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.