Healthcare Managers’ Hiring Plans

July–December 2022

Hiring for new roles

Hiring for vacated roles

Increasing the number of contract employees in their department

Healthcare Professionals in Highest Demand

  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Medical Records Specialists
  • Medical and Health Services Managers

Finding Skilled Talent Is Toughest in These Areas

of healthcare managers said it’s challenging to find skilled professionals

The most challenging areas to hire:

  • Administrative office services
  • Finance
  • Administrative

Current Unemployment Rates


Medical records specialists


Medical and health services managers

Current Population Statistics, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Oct. 7, 2022. Percentages reflect unemployment rates for select positions that were near or below the national unemployment rate at the end of third-quarter 2022.

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Data Sources:

*Robert Half calculations are based on job postings provided by TalentNeuron™, a comprehensive source of global labor market analytics by Gartner®. GARTNER and TALENTNEURON are registered trademarks and service marks of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

The Employment Situation — October 2022, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nov. 4, 2022

Job Openings and Labor Turnover — September 2022, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nov. 1, 2022

Online surveys developed by Robert Half and conducted by independent research firms in 2022. Respondents included executives, senior managers and employees from small (20-249 employees), medium (250-499 employees) and large (500+ employees) in private, publicly listed and public sector organizations across the United States.