Health Science Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

In Amherst, there are 2 health science schools where health science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the city of Amherst, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Health Science Employment

Amherst 350
Massachusetts 230,370

Exactly 350 of the 200,100 health science professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Amherst. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of health science professionals in Amherst has grown by 17%. Overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Health Science employment growth

206,070 212,380 225,040 237,530 200,100
300 500 460 No data 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$42,663 $52,483 $61,124 No data $84,908
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

As the number of health science professionals in Amherst has grown, salaries for health science professionals have also increased. In 2010 health science professionals in Amherst reportedly earned an average salary of $84,908 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health science professionals in Amherst was $42,663 per year. The growth in the salary of health science professionals in Amherst is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Amherst

10th percentile
$53,396
25th percentile
$106,792
50th percentile
$48,030
75th percentile
$55,478
90th percentile
$63,192

Health science professionals in Amherst earn a median salary of $48,030 per year. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,396 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 18% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Amherst

Health Science
$84,908

On average health science professionals in Amherst earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Amherst.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Amherst

2

Many of Amherst's health science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited health science schools in the city.

Health Science Programs Offered In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Amherst's health science schools offer 3 health science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
2
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total19

In 2010 approximately 19 students graduated from health science courses.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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