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Allied Health Professions Schools in North Carolina

1,786 students earned Allied Health degrees in North Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 9.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 74.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Allied Health Professions Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in North Carolina

There are 54,570 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $64,320. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 60 colleges in North Carolina that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Pitt Community College

Winterville
136 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,237 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,390.

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,904 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $20,500 after graduation. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Edgecombe Community College will pay a net price of $5,440.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,615 Total Students

In their early career, UNC Charlotte grads earn an average salary of $35,900. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. This public school has an average net price of $16,943.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,695 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $22,700 after graduation. 19% of the teachers are full time.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,021 Total Students

A typical student attending FTCC will pay a net price of $6,975. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 39%.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,003 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 45%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 54% of students receive it.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,734 Total Students

In their early career, DCCC grads earn an average salary of $23,500. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,526 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,856. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
12,167 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $15,607. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,003 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 68% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,646 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,325. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

Allied Health Professions Careers in NC

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 28% $66,930
Hearing Aid Specialists 27% $62,240
Health Technologists and Technicians 23% $35,870
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 18% $35,280
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 18% $67,140
Surgical Technologists 16% $43,300
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 15% $66,830
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 13% $69,060

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,728
Allied Health Services 1,989
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 852
Dental Support Services 657
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 395
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 385
Health Sciences & Services 92

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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