The healthcare industry will continue to lead 13 industry sectors in the country in generating new jobs in 2011.
This year, healthcare sector will generate 2, 48,500 new jobs, hospitality sector 2,18,200 real estate 1,44,700 media and entertainment 1,26,100.
Banking and finance services and an insurance sector would grow at 8.9 per cent and create 80,700 jobs, while education, training and consultancy sector is expected to grow at 1.1 per cent and is likely to add 1,07,500 jobs.
The information Technology sector is expected to grow at a healthy 9.5 per cent and likely to add 1, 83, 000 jobs.
The manufacturing sector is poised to grow at six per cent and would add about 68,400 jobs.
Media and entertainment sector is expected to grow at 9.3 per cent and is likely to add 1, 26,100 jobs this year, while pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow at 17.2 per cent and expected to add 49,400 jobs. (Rediff business)
Healthcare has emerged as one of the most progressive and largest service sectors in India with an expected GDP spends of 8 per cent by 2012 from 5.5 per cent in 2009. It is believed to be the next big thing after IT and predicted to become a US$ 280 billion industry by 2020.
American college of Healthcare
Today, an estimated 100,000 people occupy health management positions at numerous organizational levels, from department head to chief executive officer. Requirements for senior level positions in healthcare organizations are demanding, but these jobs also offer opportunities to improve the system of care giving.
Growth and Salaries in Healthcare sector
Healthcare management is a huge, complex and ever changing field. In fact, healthcare services has increase 30 percent from 1996-2006 and will account for 3.1 million new jobs, the largest increase of any industry.