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Health Science Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 6 accredited schools where health science classes 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 state of Arizona, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:


  1. College America

    3012 East Route 66, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Health Science Employment

Arizona 129,550
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Arizona

94,440 101,740 110,460 118,330 107,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a growing field in Arizona. In Arizona, 12,680 more health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$60,913 $59,712 $62,189 $65,299 $70,963
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is growing, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in Arizona. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $60,913 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,963 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Arizona

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in health science professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 73%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Arizona

Biomedical Engineering
Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited health science schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006 there were 92 health science graduates from health science courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 95 graduates.

This represents a 3% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 35% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of health science faculty in Arizona, growth in the field of health science academia and faculty salaries in Arizona. If you are involved in teaching health science courses to students at the certificate in health science, associates degree in health science, bachelors degree in health science, masters degree in health science, and doctoral degree in health science levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of health science in Arizona. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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