Health Science Schools In Nevada

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited health science schools in Nevada. The trends in Nevada's health science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in health science includes health science training at the following levels:

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


  1. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Touro University Nevada

    874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Health Science Employment

Nevada 46,060
National 7,588,750

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

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Nevada

32,590 36,200 37,350 43,700 36,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of health science is growing. There were 3,670 more health science professionals working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has grown by 11% in four years. This growth 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 Nevada

$63,330 $68,540 $62,659 $73,183 $78,079
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is growing, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in Nevada. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $63,330 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $78,079 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Nevada

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Thus, there was a 19% growth in health science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nevada, 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 62%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Nevada

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

In Nevada, 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 Nevada


As the number of health science professionals is increasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited health science schools in Nevada state is also increasing. In 2006, 5 students graduated from health science courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 14 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada by 180%. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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