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Obstetrics: Career and Education Opportunities in North Carolina

Obstetrics: Obstetric professionals are involved in all aspects of the child birth process. From midwives to genetic counselors, they provide the needed support through pregnancy and delivery.

North Carolina
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North Carolina has a population of 9,380,884, which has grown by 16.54% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Tar Heel State," its capital is Raleigh, though its most populous city is Charlotte. In 2008, there were a total of 5,497,808 jobs in North Carolina. The average annual income was $35,249 in 2008, up from $34,865 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in North Carolina was 10.6% in 2009, which has grown by 4.4% since the previous year. Approximately 22.5% of North Carolina residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in North Carolina include beverage product manufacturing, tobacco manufacturing, and pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing. Notable tourist destinations include the Mint Hill Country Doctors Museum, the Levine Museum of the New South, and the McGill Rose Garden.

CITIES WITH Obstetrics OPPORTUNITIES IN North Carolina


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CAREERS WITHIN Obstetrics

Nurse Midwife

Nurse Midwives provide advanced nursing care and education to obstetrical and gynecological patients.