Health Science Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 2 health science schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in New Orleans, and the future trends. Academia in health science includes health science training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Health Science Employment

New Orleans 22,620
Louisiana 91,810

Exactly 22,620 of the 77,110 health science professionals employed in Louisiana, work in New Orleans. There has been a 22% growth in the number of health science professionals in New Orleans between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for health science professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Health Science employment growth

78,510 83,240 86,450 87,510 77,110
18,570 21,310 23,180 25,590 22,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$51,734 $56,400 $59,350 $62,748 $64,263
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of health science professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for health science professionals have also increased. New Orleans health science professionals made $64,263 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for health science professionals in New Orleans was $51,734 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of health science professionals in New Orleans is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$41,844
25th percentile
$50,864
50th percentile
$55,698
75th percentile
$61,786
90th percentile
$76,011

Health science professionals make a median salary of $55,698 per year in New Orleans. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,844 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 82% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Health Information
$32,210
Biology
$52,957
Sonography
$58,770
Health Information Management
$62,040
Health Science
$64,263

Health science professional salaries in New Orleans are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in New Orleans

2

Many of New Orleans' health science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited health science schools in the city.

Health Science Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
4
doctor
7
Certificate
0
Total11

New Orleans' health science schools offer 11 health science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In New Orleans

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
58
doctor
25
Certificate
0
Total83

Approximately 83 students graduated from health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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