Health Science Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 6 accredited health science schools where health science faculty who teach health science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science training in Kentucky, 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. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. MedTech College_??_??_Lexington Campus

    1648 McGrathiana Pkwy #200, Lexington, Kentucky 40511

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Health Science Employment

Kentucky 101,660
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Kentucky

96,730 98,010 96,030 100,040 89,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, the field of health science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 7,700 less health science professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has shrunk by 8% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of health science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$51,709 $62,016 $65,217 $65,906 $66,958
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by health science professionals are increasing. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $51,709 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,958 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$40,017
25th percentile
$45,465
50th percentile
$49,910
75th percentile
$56,400
90th percentile
$61,613

This represents a growth in salaries of 23%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Kentucky, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 54%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Biology
$48,768
Health Information
$31,740
Health Information Management
$56,600
Health Science
$64,936
Sonography
$57,210
X Ray Technician
$46,630

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total11

As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited health science schools in Kentucky state is increasing. In 2006, 44 students graduated from health science courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 55 students graduated.

Thus there was a 25% percent increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. Most of these graduates, or 36%, earned an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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