Any good free marketeer can tell you how to make sure your job is well paid:
Make it a service that’s very much in demand, and one that not many people want to do, or are qualified to do.
Anyone with the slightest grasp of demographics has been telling us all the following for 50 years:
As soon as baby boomers get old enough to start shuffling away from this mortal coil (like, right about now), health care of all kinds will be very much in demand.
So, a lynchpin of the healthcare system; the person who stands by your bedside, keeping you alive and reasonably comfortable, who has to go through some difficult and expensive training, (continuously to keep the license renewed), who does a messy, sometimes dangerous job, who sometimes has you quite literally by the short & curlies, but can get sued if anything goes wrong, ought to be sitting pretty when it comes to demanding good compensation, right? Continue reading