Health Science Schools In Colorado

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited health science schools in Colorado. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the state of Colorado, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

    1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Colorado Boulder

    Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Colorado College

    14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Health Science Employment

Colorado 113,310
National 7,588,750

Approximately 2% of the country's health science professionals work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Colorado

102,480 107,710 112,900 114,120 93,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, the field of health science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 9,150 less health science professionals working in Colorado than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9%. This decline is slower than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$61,926 $64,574 $66,829 $67,944 $76,399
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in Colorado. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,926 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $76,399 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$42,690
25th percentile
$50,768
50th percentile
$58,727
75th percentile
$67,697
90th percentile
$77,382

This represents a 19% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 81% pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of health science in Colorado.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Colorado

Biology
$63,805
Biomedical Engineering
$77,380
Health Information
$38,530
Health Information Management
$66,965
Health Science
$73,856
Sonography
$77,880
X Ray Technician
$57,210

In Colorado, health science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total13

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited health science schools in Colorado is increasing. In 2006, 63 students graduated from health science courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 162 students graduated.

This represents a 157% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. Most of these graduates, or 69%, earned a doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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