According to a recent study, despite the recession, physician salaries increased by 4.4% for specialists and 4% for primary care physicians in 2008. Sullivan, Cotter and Associates is a compensation and human resource management firm that utilized surveys of 257 health care organizations employing more than 41,000 physicians to publish their findings.
Nursing and other health care jobs (physician assistant, home health aide) are also being seen as good careers in this economy. Newsweek.com listed these in their recent photo montage called “Recession-proof jobs.”
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