Florida and Texas top list of states healthcare pros are eyeing for jobs

Friday, July 7th, 2017 - Jobs

July 06 2017

What states are getting the most interest from nurses and allied healthcare professionals when seeking jobs? The answer is Florida and Texas, according to the second-quarter Candidate Blueprint Index released by StaffDNA, a Dallas-based firm that compiles and distributes resume and employment data on healthcare professionals.

The data shows 13.6% of candidates for healthcare professional roles in StaffDNA’s system expressed interest in positions in Florida while 10.7% targeted Texas. California and Georgia followed at 8.9% and 5.8%, respectively; North Carolina completed the top five with 5.3%.

Forty percent of applicants were seeking permanent positions, up from 36% in the first-quarter index. The types of jobs receiving the most interest in the top 10 states:

  • Permanent: 40%
  • Travel assignments: 23%
  • Local contract: 30%
  • Per diem: 14%

The index used data obtained from a sample of nursing and allied health professionals who registered with StaffDNA from April 1 to June 30, 2017.

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