Health Science Schools In Washington DC

There are 4 accredited health science schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach health science classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science training in Washington DC, which includes health science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Health Science Employment

Washington DC 32,470
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Washington DC

29,110 28,680 30,660 30,050 23,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, health science is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 5,270 less health science professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington DC, this field has shrunk by 18% in four years. This decline is faster 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 Washington DC

$54,367 $65,061 $75,801 $67,142 $79,887
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Washington DC. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,367 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $79,887 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$42,948
25th percentile
$55,116
50th percentile
$62,349
75th percentile
$76,591
90th percentile
$91,912

This represents a growth in salaries of 32%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Washington DC state, within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health science professionals earn 114% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Biology
$72,304
Biomedical Engineering
$85,470
Health Information
$43,140
Health Information Management
$70,955
Health Science
$76,889
Sonography
$70,130
X Ray Technician
$65,930

In Washington DC, 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 Washington DC

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total11

As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited health science schools in Washington DC state is decreasing. In 2006, 47 students graduated from health science courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 29 students graduated.

Thus there was a 38% percent decrease in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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