Health Science Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

There is only one health science school in Wilkes-Barre for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the city of Wilkes-Barre, which encompasses health science training at the health science bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Health Science Employment

Wilkes-Barre 12,450
Pennsylvania 335,990

Exactly 12,450 of Pennsylvania's 299,110 health science professionals work in Wilkes-Barre. There has been a 9% decline in the number of health science professionals in Wilkes-Barre between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Health Science employment growth

320,320 328,090 335,500 347,250 299,110
13,670 13,740 13,920 14,610 12,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$45,695 $50,977 $52,445 $59,414 $61,338
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

In Wilkes-Barre, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 Wilkes-Barre health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,338. Health science professionals in Wilkes-Barre made a yearly average salary of $45,695, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Wilkes-Barre.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile
$35,234
25th percentile
$42,024
50th percentile
$44,953
75th percentile
$56,007
90th percentile
$69,141

Health science professionals in Wilkes-Barre make a median yearly salary of $44,953. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,234 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,141 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Health Information
$31,050
Biology
$50,025
Health Information Management
$52,260
Sonography
$60,470
Health Science
$61,338

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

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Wilkes-Barre

1

There is only one accredited health science school in the city. Many of Wilkes-Barre's health science professionals are graduates of this school.

Health Science Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in health science offered by Wilkes-Barre's health science school.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from health science courses.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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