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Health Science Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 2 health science schools where health science 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 city of Portland, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Health Science Employment

Portland 50,920
Oregon 104,400

Exactly 50,920 of the 82,240 health science professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. There has been a 8% growth in the number of health science professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Health Science employment growth

75,250 81,510 86,480 93,590 82,240
47,060 50,840 55,040 59,380 50,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$64,803 $68,096 $70,654 $73,921 $72,881
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of health science professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for health science professionals have also increased. In 2010 Portland health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,881. Four years earlier in 2006, health science professionals in Portland made an average salary of $64,803 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Portland

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

Portland health science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $61,056. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,413 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,628 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Portland

Health Information
Biomedical Engineering
Health Science
Health Information Management

On average health science professional salaries in Portland are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Portland


There are 2 accredited health science schools in the city. Many of Portland's health science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Health Science Programs Offered In Portland


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in health science offered by Portland's health science schools.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Portland


Approximately 16 students completed health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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