Outdated or Unsupported Browser Detected
DWD's website uses the latest technology. This makes our site faster and easier to use across all devices. Unfortunatley, your browser is out of date and is not supported. An update is not required, but it is strongly recommended to improve your browsing experience. To update Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge visit their website.

Health Sciences

Woman in health science envirnoment

Careers in the health sciences cluster involve helping people and animals with the medical care they need to get or stay healthy.

Instructions

Each tab below includes a list of common career options based on the typical level of education each occupation requires.

The Registered Apprenticeship tab provides links to Wisconsin Registered Apprenticeship opportunities available within the career pathway.

If no training options are listed when clicking on the Education or ETPL links below it is recommended to manually type in the occupation and location in the search pages available for both Education and ETPL.

Career Pathways Resources
High School Diploma Certification Registered Apprenticeship Associate Degree Bachelor Degree
Occupations Education & Training WIOA Eligible Training Open Jobs Occupation Overview Related Occupations Wage Median Wage Range
Nursing Assistants Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $34,760 $28,820 - $37,990
Medical Equipment Preparers Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $38,220 $30,140 - $48,500
Pharmacy Aides Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $24,240 $22,760 - $30,480
Physical Therapist Aides Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $28,560 $21,850 - $37,750
Orderlies Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $29,960 $23,600 - $38,740
Psychiatric Aides Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $30,100 $24,110 - $40,240
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $28,890 $22,150 - $36,760
Occupational Therapy Aides Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $36,060 $23,910 - $59,810
Pharmacy Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $36,670 $28,850 - $47,000
Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $37,510 $30,130 - $47,530
Opticians, Dispensing Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $37,510 $29,270 - $49,010
Hearing Aid Specialists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $58,500 $38,740 - $92,470
Occupations Education & Training WIOA Eligible Training Open Jobs Occupation Overview Related Occupations Wage Median Wage Range
Surgical Technologists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $59,120 $46,640 - $74,200
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $47,750 $37,840 - $60,170
Medical Records Specialists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $47,340 $37,070 - $62,050
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $48,350 $36,800 - $78,820
Surgical Assistants Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $62,090 $37,840 - $78,610
Medical Dosimetrists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $118,200 $92,460 - $130,080
Psychiatric Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $35,380 $23,320 - $48,820
Phlebotomists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $37,660 $29,640 - $47,470
Medical Assistants Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $38,050 $30,100 - $48,190
Dental Assistants Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $39,090 $31,030 - $49,040
Medical Transcriptionists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $43,060 $22,920 - $48,190
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $46,170 $29,660 - $58,500
Occupations DWD Apprenticeships Education & Training WIOA Eligible Training Open Jobs Occupation Overview Related Occupations Wage Median Wage Range
Medical Assistant Find Apprenticeship Postsecondary non-degree award Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $38,050 $30,100 - $48,190
Pharmacy Technician Find Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $36,670 $28,850 - $47,000
Funeral Home Managers Find Apprenticeship Bachelor's degree Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $77,340 $47,200 - $123,540
Apprenticeship Contacts
Occupations Education & Training WIOA Eligible Training Open Jobs Occupation Overview Related Occupations Wage Median Wage Range
Registered Nurses Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $76,560 $60,060 - $98,970
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $94,690 $75,000 - $101,650
Respiratory Therapists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $63,110 $58,860 - $79,150
Dental Hygienists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $76,110 $60,700 - $80,450
Nuclear Medicine Technologists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $81,670 $62,700 - $101,650
Radiation Therapists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $75,800 $59,810 - $99,420
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $77,450 $60,820 - $98,680
Emergency Medical Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $29,340 $22,950 - $45,990
Paramedics Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $46,660 $30,560 - $72,230
Dietetic Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $29,410 $23,020 - $37,300
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $36,880 $28,980 - $47,400
Occupational Therapy Assistants Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $49,340 $30,350 - $64,130
Physical Therapist Assistants Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $59,200 $38,560 - $64,780
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $61,360 $47,040 - $78,940
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $62,220 $37,020 - $98,990
Occupations Education & Training WIOA Eligible Training Open Jobs Occupation Overview Related Occupations Wage Median Wage Range
Medical and Health Services Managers Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $100,730 $74,700 - $186,500
Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $99,950 $65,360 - $171,730
Dietitians and Nutritionists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $60,400 $46,090 - $78,940
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $58,960 $36,750 - $84,330
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $74,990 $47,450 - $105,080
School Psychologists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $76,980 $48,720 - $97,910
Funeral Home Managers Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $77,340 $47,200 - $123,540
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $78,810 $48,640 - $129,380
Recreational Therapists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $47,000 $35,750 - $64,850
Athletic Trainers Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $48,350 $37,300 - $62,550
Exercise Physiologists Education ETPL Find Jobs Overview Skill Explorer $58,180 $46,690 - $72,450