The Madison Region boasts a historically strong, nationally recognized healthcare sector – a leading economic driver that provides jobs and innovation while delivering world-class care to our residents.
Creating a diverse range of employment opportunities and representing 12% of total regional employment, the healthcare sector provides our population with well-coordinated systems that cover a spectrum of unparalleled care. Our region’s forward-thinking approach includes significant investments in technology and infrastructure, leading to better communications, better connectivity, and ultimately better care. Our well-coordinated healthcare labor pipeline contributes to our ability to attract and retain more than 63,000 in the healthcare workforce. As the nation prepares for the aging of the largest generation in America, the Madison Region is well poised for the accompanying growth in demand for services. Learn more.
UnityPoint Health – Meriter
American Family Children’s Hospital
Health Teachers, Postsecondary
Health Technologists & Technicians
Family & General Practitioners
Healthcare Information Technology
5.72% industry growth from 2010-2015
$40,773 average annual wage
8,511 industry-applicable degrees and certificates conferred in 2014-2015
from higher education institutions in and around the Madison Region
Source: Emsi 2016.2