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Health Science Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has is only one accredited health science school where health science faculty who teach health science classes 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 Rhode Island, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Health Science Employment

Rhode Island 32,390
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Rhode Island

33,080 31,890 33,090 32,400 26,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, health science is a shrinking field. In Rhode Island, 6,780 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health science has shrunk by 20% in Rhode Island. This decline is faster than the change in the number of health science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$54,182 $58,867 $68,586 $70,152 $76,433
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in Rhode Island. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $54,182 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $76,433 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 29% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Rhode Island state, within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health science professionals earn 41% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

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

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited health science school in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006, 71 students graduated from health science courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 89 students graduated.

This represents a 25% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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