Health Science Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has 4 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 Mississippi, which includes health science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Mississippi Medical Center

    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Health Science Employment

Mississippi 54,940
National 7,588,750

Approximately 1% of the country's health science professionals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Mississippi

47,330 47,290 51,260 52,910 48,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, health science is a growing field. 1,300 more health science professionals were working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health science has grown by 3% in Mississippi. This growth 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 Mississippi

$49,891 $57,399 $61,099 $60,988 $65,610
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of health science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by health science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $49,891 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,610 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$37,538
25th percentile
$43,373
50th percentile
$50,115
75th percentile
$57,905
90th percentile
$66,906

Thus, there was a 24% growth in health science professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Mississippi state, within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health science professionals earn 83% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Biology
$57,902
Health Information
$27,230
Health Information Management
$52,065
Health Science
$62,302
Sonography
$53,000
X Ray Technician
$45,020

Health science professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of health science professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited health science schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 33 graduates in 2006. And there were 31 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

This represents a 6% decrease in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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