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Allied Health Professions in Rhode Island

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Rhode Island

184 students earned Allied Health degrees in Rhode Island in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 5th most popular major out of a total 32 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.5%
  • White: 61.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 17.9%

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Rhode Island

4,270 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.


Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $68,750. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.


There are 4 colleges in Rhode Island that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.


Rhode Island College

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation. 90% of students get financical aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,600 a year.

Allied Health Professions Careers in RI

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 25% $88,880
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 11% $85,910
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 6% $77,740
Health Technologists and Technicians 5% $53,160
Surgical Technologists 3% $50,740
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 1% $38,190
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -50% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Allied Health Services 279
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 184
Health Sciences & Services 146
Health/Medical Admin Services 142
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 85
Dental Support Services 71
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 54
Mental & Social Health Services 38

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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