Health Science Schools
In Athens, Georgia

The city of Athens has 2 schools where health science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Athens, and the future trends. Academia in health science includes health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Health Science Employment

Athens 3,770
Georgia 222,580

Of the 158,220 health science professionals employed in Georgia, 3,770 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, in Athens, there has been a 41% growth in the number of health science professionals. Overall employment in Athens has also increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Health Science employment growth

163,940 176,710 188,290 206,890 158,220
2,680 4,580 4,250 3,900 3,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$46,033 $47,927 $56,315 $59,902 $74,900
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

Salaries for health science professionals in Athens have increased. In 2010 Athens health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $74,900. Four years earlier in 2006, health science professionals in Athens made an average salary of $46,033 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Athens

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Health science professionals in Athens earn a median salary of $73,742 per year. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,742 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 34% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Athens

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science

Athens health science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Athens


Many of Athens' health science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited health science schools in the city.

Health Science Programs Offered In Athens


Athens' health science schools offer 4 health science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Athens


Approximately 166 students completed health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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