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Health Science Schools
In Seattle, Washington

There is only one health science school in Seattle for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science education in Seattle, which includes health science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Health Science Employment

Seattle 57,650
Washington 173,470

Of the 134,900 health science professionals employed in Washington State, 57,650 work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, in Seattle, there has been a 20% decline in the number of health science professionals. As the employment for health science professionals in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Health Science employment growth

151,670 156,190 163,980 167,600 134,900
71,740 73,700 76,490 79,900 57,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$63,566 $68,463 $71,541 $73,765 $78,141
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of health science professionals in Seattle has shrunk, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 Seattle health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $78,141. Health science professionals in Seattle made a yearly average salary of $63,566, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Seattle

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

Health science professionals make a median salary of $66,579 per year in Seattle. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 78%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,678 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,208 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Seattle

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
Biomedical Engineering

Health science professional salaries in Seattle are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Seattle


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

Health Science Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's health science schools offer 5 health science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Seattle


In 2010 approximately 22 students graduated from health science courses.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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