Health Science Schools In Oregon

There are 4 accredited health science schools in Oregon for faculty who teach health science classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the state of Oregon, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Corban University

    5000 Deer Park Dr SE, Salem, Oregon 97317-9392

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences

    2255 NW Northrup St, Portland, Oregon 97210-2932

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Health Science Employment

Oregon 104,400
National 7,588,750

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

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Oregon

75,250 81,510 86,480 93,590 82,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health science professionals is growing in Oregon. 6,990 more health science professionals were working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% growth in the field. 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 Oregon

$64,119 $64,564 $68,963 $66,163 $69,000
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of health science professionals is growing, the salaries earned by health science professionals are increasing. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $64,119 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,000 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$41,031
25th percentile
$52,162
50th percentile
$52,801
75th percentile
$65,405
90th percentile
$79,809

Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Oregon, 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 95%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Oregon

Biology
$61,922
Biomedical Engineering
$65,930
Health Information
$35,970
Health Information Management
$67,585
Health Science
$67,305
Sonography
$79,740
X Ray Technician
$61,550

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total7

As the number of health science professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited health science schools in Oregon state is decreasing. In Oregon, there were 30 graduates in 2006. And there were 28 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

This represents a 7% decrease in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. 43% of these graduates received a doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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