Health Science Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 7 health science schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in health science includes health science training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Health Science Employment

Boston 111,840
Massachusetts 230,370

Of the 200,100 health science professionals employed in Massachusetts, 111,840 work in Boston. The number of health science professionals in Boston has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of health science professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Health Science employment growth

206,070 212,380 225,040 237,530 200,100
118,470 122,780 130,410 135,720 111,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$65,922 $71,344 $70,141 $77,570 $80,466
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 Boston health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $80,466. Four years earlier in 2006, health science professionals in Boston made an average salary of $65,922 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Boston

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Health science professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $64,658. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,019 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,180 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Boston

Health Information
Health Science
Health Information Management
Biomedical Engineering

Health science professional salaries in Boston are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Boston


There are 7 accredited health science schools in the city. Many of Boston's health science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Health Science Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in health science offered by Boston's health science schools.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Boston


Approximately 238 students completed health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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