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Health Science Schools
In Santa Cruz, California

The city of Santa Cruz has only one school where health science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science education in Santa Cruz, which includes health science training at the health science bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Santa Cruz Vs. California Health Science Employment

Santa Cruz 4,000
California 809,860

Exactly 4,000 of the 643,470 health science professionals employed in California, work in Santa Cruz. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Cruz, there has been a 90% growth in the number of health science professionals. As the number of health science professionals in Santa Cruz has increased, overall employment in Santa Cruz has also increased.

Santa Cruz Vs. California Health Science employment growth

702,440 735,170 769,340 779,750 643,470
2,110 4,190 5,030 4,200 4,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Cruz

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Santa Cruz

$58,109 $64,632 $62,527 $77,393 $84,604
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Santa Cruz
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Cruz

In Santa Cruz, salaries for health science professionals have increased. Santa Cruz health science professionals made $84,604 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health science professionals in Santa Cruz was $58,109 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Cruz.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Santa Cruz

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Health science professionals make a median salary of $66,538 per year in Santa Cruz. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $55,117 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Santa Cruz

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science

On average health science professionals in Santa Cruz earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Santa Cruz.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Santa Cruz


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

Health Science Programs Offered In Santa Cruz


Santa Cruz's health science school offers one health science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Santa Cruz


In 2010 approximately 26 students completed health science courses.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Santa Cruz, California

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