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Allied Health Professions Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 2,059 students earned their Allied Health degrees in PA.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 79.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Allied Health Professions Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 69,520 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $55,520. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 75 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,086 Total Students

In their early career, CCAC grads earn an average salary of $26,300. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,292.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,800 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In their early career, PA College grads earn an average salary of $49,900.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,786 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $69,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,743.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,081 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 17%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $12,147.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
5,322 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. 61% of the teachers are full time.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
329 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $16,375. In their early career, RHSHS grads earn an average salary of $56,500.

#7

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,274 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,622. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at Duquesne.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
1,784 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,900 a year. 98% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
136 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,300 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Pittsburgh Career Institute will pay a net price of $28,641. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,566 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at Misericordia University. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Allied Health Professions Careers in PA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 17% $65,180
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $38,710
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 13% $31,020
Surgical Technologists 11% $44,000
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $50,780
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 8% $65,120
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 8% $70,350
Hearing Aid Specialists 8% $52,420
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -16% $47,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Allied Health Services 2,275
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,029
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,692
Health Sciences & Services 1,120
Dental Support Services 719
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 603
Mental & Social Health Services 333
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 300

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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