Health Science Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 4 schools where health science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Health Science Employment

Pittsburgh 63,300
Pennsylvania 335,990

Exactly 63,300 of Pennsylvania's 299,110 health science professionals work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of health science professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 5%. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Health Science employment growth

320,320 328,090 335,500 347,250 299,110
66,340 75,770 72,890 75,100 63,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$56,148 $54,071 $57,555 $61,761 $70,417
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of health science professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,417. Four years earlier in 2006, health science professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $56,148 per year. The growth in the salary of health science professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$39,252
25th percentile
$50,723
50th percentile
$54,560
75th percentile
$68,682
90th percentile
$78,572

Health science professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $54,560 per year. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,252 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,572 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Health Information
$32,910
Biology
$48,355
Sonography
$51,420
Health Information Management
$58,545
Health Science
$70,417
Biomedical Engineering
$76,020

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

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Pittsburgh

4

Many of Pittsburgh's health science professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited health science schools in the city.

Health Science Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
4
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total17

There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in health science offered by Pittsburgh's health science schools.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
103
master
39
doctor
45
Certificate
0
Total187

Approximately 187 students completed health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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