Health Science Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 9 accredited schools where health science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brevard College

    One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, North Carolina 28712

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Greensboro College

    815 W Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-1875

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Mount Olive College

    634 Henderson St, Mount Olive, North Carolina 28365-0919

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Health Science Employment

North Carolina 231,410
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In North Carolina

191,810 203,770 213,530 227,300 184,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health science professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. There were 7,620 less health science professionals working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 4%. 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 North Carolina

$56,951 $57,983 $58,763 $67,611 $73,296
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in North Carolina. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $56,951 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,296 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$44,472
25th percentile
$47,293
50th percentile
$56,262
75th percentile
$59,304
90th percentile
$65,469

This represents a 22% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health science professionals earning 47% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Biology
$60,162
Biomedical Engineering
$83,750
Health Information
$32,300
Health Information Management
$62,205
Health Science
$69,902
Sonography
$60,710
X Ray Technician
$53,470

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

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
12
doctor
16
Certificate
1
Total34

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited health science schools in North Carolina is increasing. In North Carolina, there were 91 graduates in 2006. And there were 202 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 122%. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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