Health Science Schools In Utah

There are 5 accredited health science schools in Utah for faculty who teach health science classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Utah, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Health Science Employment

Utah 63,580
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Utah

52,620 55,610 57,430 61,320 45,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health science professionals is shrinking in Utah. In 2010 there were 7,440 less health science professionals working in Utah than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health science has shrunk by 14% in Utah. This is faster than the trend for health science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$55,318 $63,071 $64,941 $65,782 $64,192
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Utah. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,318 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,192 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$38,630
25th percentile
$48,111
50th percentile
$49,060
75th percentile
$60,842
90th percentile
$70,246

Thus, there was a 14% growth in health science professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 82% pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of health science in Utah.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Utah

Biology
$55,460
Biomedical Engineering
$73,460
Health Information
$31,440
Health Information Management
$62,015
Health Science
$61,359
Sonography
$64,210
X Ray Technician
$47,960

In Utah, health science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total12

As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited health science schools in Utah state is increasing. In 2006, 83 students graduated from health science courses in Utah. And in 2010, 116 students graduated.

This represents a 40% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Utah

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