Health Science Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

There is only one health science school in Grand Rapids for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the city of Grand Rapids, which encompasses health science training at the health science bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Health Science Employment

Grand Rapids 15,500
Michigan 239,820

Exactly 15,500 of Michigan's 196,060 health science professionals work in Grand Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, in Grand Rapids, there has been a 18% decline in the number of health science professionals. As the employment for health science professionals in Grand Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Health Science employment growth

244,060 244,740 253,660 240,950 196,060
18,960 19,140 20,860 18,620 15,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$62,301 $64,339 $65,371 $66,062 $64,850
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

As the number of health science professionals in Grand Rapids has shrunk, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 health science professionals in Grand Rapids reportedly earned an average salary of $64,850 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health science professionals in Grand Rapids was $62,301 per year. The growth in the salary of health science professionals in Grand Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
$40,551
25th percentile
$44,794
50th percentile
$54,963
75th percentile
$61,704
90th percentile
$73,871

Grand Rapids health science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,963. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 82%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,551 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,871 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Health Information
$33,620
Sonography
$58,260
Health Information Management
$59,845
Health Science
$64,850
Biology
$77,450

On average health science professionals in Grand Rapids earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Grand Rapids.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Grand Rapids

1

Many of Grand Rapids' health science professionals are graduates of the only accredited health science school in the city.

Health Science Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in health science offered by Grand Rapids' health science school.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Grand Rapids

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Approximately 2 students graduated from health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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