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The health-care industry has a short supply of people for these jobs, with hourly pay rates:
ONE YEAR OF TRAINING OR LESS
Nurse's aide: $7 to $11.
Emergency medical technician: $7 to $11.
Licensed practical nurse: $11 to $17.
Surgical technician: $11 to $17.
TWO-YEAR TRAINING
Registered nurse: $17 to $26.
Nuclear medicine technician: $18 to $30.
Radiation therapists: $11 to $16.
Medical sonographers: $11 to $16.
Respiratory therapy: $11 to $16.
Technician: $11 to $16 (medical lab, anesthesia and cardiovascular).
FOUR-YEAR TRAINING
Registered nurse: $17 to $26.
Medical technologist: $17 to mid-$20s.
Physical therapist: $17 to mid-$20s.
Occupational therapists: $17 to mid-$20s.
Speech and language pathologists: $17 to mid-$20s.

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