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Allied Health Professions Schools in Arizona

In 2018-2019, 2,602 students earned their Allied Health degrees in AZ.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 51 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a allied health major is more popular with men than with women.

Allied Health Professions Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.1%
  • White: 54.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 11.7%
Allied Health Professions Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Arizona

There are 26,390 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $58,420, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Arizona that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

308 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
1,931 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%. 31% of the teachers are full time.

305 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,512 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,817. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 27% of the teachers are full time.

288 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,054 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

248 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,351 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,717. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,900 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,945. In their early career, Paradise Valley Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,300. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,067 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

181 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,115 Total Students

35 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 15% are considered full time.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
600 Total Students

52% of students get financical aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
856 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Yavapai College

Prescott
106 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,428 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,888.

Allied Health Professions Careers in AZ

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 48% $85,800
Health Technologists and Technicians 42% $42,190
Surgical Technologists 36% $50,990
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 34% $81,040
Hearing Aid Specialists 33% $55,290
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 33% $52,600
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 31% $36,200
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 30% $84,590
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -46% $58,890

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,998
Allied Health Services 3,180
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,637
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 961
Dental Support Services 819
Mental & Social Health Services 598
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 365
Health Sciences & Services 135

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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