Health Science Schools In Tennessee

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited health science schools in Tennessee. The trends in Tennessee's health science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. 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


Schools

  1. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  2. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  3. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  4. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  5. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Health Science Employment

Tennessee 145,730
National 7,588,750

Approximately 2% of the country's health science professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Tennessee

119,350 128,100 137,590 140,300 123,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, health science is a growing field. 4,100 more health science professionals were working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has grown by 3%. 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 Tennessee

$58,090 $63,239 $61,762 $64,853 $63,163
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Tennessee. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $58,090 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,163 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$37,824
25th percentile
$42,232
50th percentile
$47,495
75th percentile
$60,068
90th percentile
$73,504

Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. 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 94% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Biology
$55,947
Biomedical Engineering
$66,530
Health Information
$31,000
Health Information Management
$55,020
Health Science
$61,510
Sonography
$54,900
X Ray Technician
$49,060

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
3
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total13

As the number of health science professionals is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited health science schools in Tennessee state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 84 health science graduates from health science courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 101 graduates.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. 38% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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