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Jax Daily Record Wednesday, Mar. 16, 202204:40 AM EST

Health care: 48,000 jobs in Jacksonville

Access to quality health care is a growth driver.
by: Max Marbut Associate Editor

With more than 20 hospitals, plus primary care centers, free-standing emergency rooms and rehabilitation facilities, health care is big business in Jacksonville.

According to, total revenue at the facilities is more than $5 billion annually.

Access to quality health care is a growth driver. It is an important factor when companies are looking to expand into new territory and when people are seeking to relocate.

Nearly 48,000 people in the Jacksonville metro area work in the health care field. 

Here is a look at the top 25 occupations by the number of people in each category, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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