Health Science Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there are 6 health science schools where health science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Philadelphia, and the future trends. 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


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Health Science Employment

Philadelphia 105,660
Pennsylvania 335,990

Exactly 105,660 of the 299,110 health science professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. There has been a 7% decline in the number of health science professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Health Science employment growth

320,320 328,090 335,500 347,250 299,110
114,130 114,990 124,350 128,210 105,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$60,222 $61,874 $65,195 $68,093 $71,290
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of health science professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $71,290. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health science professionals in Philadelphia was $60,222 per year. The growth in the salary of health science professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Philadelphia health science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $65,218. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,848 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 115% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
Biomedical Engineering

Philadelphia health science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Philadelphia


There are 6 accredited health science schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's health science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Health Science Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 28 degree and certificate programs in health science offered by Philadelphia's health science schools.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 355 students graduated from health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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