Health Science Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 5 health science schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science education in Chicago, which includes health science training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Health Science Employment

Chicago 155,080
Illinois 343,541

Exactly 155,080 of Illinois' 231,220 health science professionals work in Chicago. There has been a 6% decline in the number of health science professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for health science professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Health Science employment growth

254,770 238,320 258,550 321,560 231,220
165,400 180,940 168,860 215,780 155,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$61,733 $63,954 $68,688 $70,413 $67,979
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of health science professionals in Chicago has shrunk, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $67,979 per year was earned by health science professionals in Chicago. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health science professionals in Chicago was $61,733 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Chicago

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Health science professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $63,706 per year. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,139 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $86,222 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Chicago

Health Information
Health Science
Health Information Management
Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Chicago


There are 5 accredited health science schools in the city. Many of Chicago's health science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Health Science Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 21 degree and certificate programs in health science offered by Chicago's health science schools.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 92 students graduated from health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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