Health Science Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

In Durham, there is only one health science school 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 Durham, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Health Science Employment

Durham 27,540
North Carolina 231,410

Of the 184,190 health science professionals employed in North Carolina, 27,540 work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Durham, there has been a 27% growth in the number of health science professionals. As the number of health science professionals in Durham has increased, overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Health Science employment growth

191,810 203,770 213,530 227,300 184,190
21,690 22,580 27,170 29,560 27,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$56,017 $65,520 $66,875 $69,802 $70,817
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

Salaries for health science professionals in Durham have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $70,817 per year was earned by health science professionals in Durham. The average salary for health science professionals in Durham was $56,017 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of health science professionals in Durham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Durham

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Health science professionals in Durham earn a median salary of $60,051 per year. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 94%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,464 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,694 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Durham

Health Information
Health Science
Health Information Management
Biomedical Engineering

On average health science professional salaries in Durham are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Durham


There is only one accredited health science school in the city. Many of Durham's health science professionals are graduates of this school.

Health Science Programs Offered In Durham


Durham's health science schools offer 7 health science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Durham


In 2010 approximately 57 students completed health science courses.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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