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​According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for health care professionals will grow "faster than average" from 2010-2020.  Possible careers for pre-medicine majors include:


Physician/Surgeon - Jobs are expected to increase by 24 per cent  (faster than average) between 2010-2020.  Median annual wage was $166,400 in 2010.


Dentist - Jobs are expected to increase by 21per cent (faster than average) between 2010-2020.  Median annual wage was $146,920 in 2010.


Chiropractor - Jobs are expected to increase by 28 per cent (faster than average) between 2010-2020.  Median annual wage was $67,200 in 2010.


Physician's Assistant - Jobs are expected to increase by 30 per cent (much faster than average) between 2010-2020.  Median annual wage was $86,410 in 2010.


Podiatrist - Jobs are expected to increase by 20 per cent between 2010-2020 (faster than average). Median annual wage was $118,030 in 2010. 


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Editionon the Internet at Bureau of Labor Statistics​  (visited June 20, 2012).​