Health Science Schools
In Washington DC

Health Science faculty can choose to work at one of 4 health science schools in Washington. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science education in Washington, which includes 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


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Health Science Employment

Washington DC 74,770
Washington DC 32,470

Exactly 74,770 of Washington DC's 23,840 health science professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Washington, there has been a 25% decline in the number of health science professionals. Overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Health Science employment growth

29,110 28,680 30,660 30,050 23,840
100,160 104,050 110,540 123,420 74,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$64,583 $67,986 $73,984 $78,011 $81,012
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

As the number of health science professionals in Washington has shrunk, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 Washington health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $81,012. The average salary for health science professionals in Washington was $64,583 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of health science professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Washington DC

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

Health science professionals make a median salary of $69,000 per year in Washington. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 112%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,610 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,032 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Health Information
Health Information Management
Biomedical Engineering
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Washington DC


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

Health Science Programs Offered In Washington DC


Washington's health science schools offer 7 health science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 29 students graduated from health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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