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January 2022 is Health Care Month

Health Care Month 2022

Governor Walz proclaimed January 2022 as Health Care Month. Health care is a critically important industry, crucial to not only the health and wellbeing of all Minnesotans but also to the strength of Minnesota's economy.

Many entry-level health care jobs can be started with no previous experience due to many employers providing on the job training. There is projected long-term demand, as well as high current demand for health care workers. 

Job seeker resources:

Events and workshops:

HealthCare employment facts:

  • 35,932 health care professionals working in Ramsey County.
  • 12.2% of Minnesota’s health care workforce is employed in Ramsey County.
  • Over one in 10 workers in Ramsey County are employed in health care occupations (11%).
  • Health care occupations have an average wage of $74,100 across Ramsey County, nearly $12,000 higher than the overall average wage in Ramsey County ($75,700 Statewide Health care occupation average wage).
  • Ramsey County has a unique concentration of health care occupations compared to statewide and national scale.
Posted on Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 12:26 p.m.