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Health Science Schools In West Virginia

There are 4 accredited health science schools in West Virginia for faculty who teach health science classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science training in West Virginia, which includes health science training at the following levels:


  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Carver Career Center

    4799 Midland Dr, Charleston, West Virginia 25306-6397

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Health Science Employment

West Virginia 40,280
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In West Virginia

36,500 38,240 36,830 38,970 36,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, health science is a shrinking field. In West Virginia, 440 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 1%. This is slower than the trend for health science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$55,850 $58,294 $60,630 $62,497 $66,805
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by health science professionals are increasing. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,850 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,805 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in West Virginia

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This represents a 16% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of West Virginia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 103%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

In West Virginia, health science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia


As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited health science schools in West Virginia state is increasing. In 2006, 16 students graduated from health science courses in West Virginia. And in 2010, 23 students graduated.

This represents a 44% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in West Virginia state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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