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Allied Health Professions Schools in Nevada

In 2018-2019, 1,067 students earned their Allied Health degrees in NV.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.1%
  • Black or African American: 5.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.8%
  • White: 53.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 12.0%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Nevada

There are 11,110 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Nevada

Allied Health grads earn an average of $70,770 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 8 colleges in Nevada that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

475 Degrees in Major Awarded
33,942 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

291 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,316 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $8,072. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
3,852 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $25,600 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
31,171 Total Students

In their early career, UNLV grads earn an average salary of $36,500. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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Western Nevada College

Carson City
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,702 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
950 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. An average student at PMI Las Vegas will pay a net price of $22,111.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
388 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,800 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 2.00% which is lower than average. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
625 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in NV

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Hearing Aid Specialists 38% $48,800
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 32% $75,650
Health Technologists and Technicians 28% $42,610
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 25% $86,490
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 25% $66,730
Surgical Technologists 24% $58,940
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 19% $32,160
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 14% $80,870
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -50% $80,150

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,189
Allied Health Services 1,175
Health Sciences & Services 407
Dental Support Services 343
Health/Medical Admin Services 338
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 322
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 183
Optometric Support Services 50

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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