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Allied Health Professions Schools in Washington

679 students earned Allied Health degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.2%
  • White: 61.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Allied Health Professions Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Washington

24,760 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Washington

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $69,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Washington that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Bellevue College

Bellevue
104 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,563 Total Students

41% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,225 Total Students

71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,095 Total Students

A typical student attending Tacoma Community College will pay a net price of $5,722. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

In their early career, UW Seattle grads earn an average salary of $44,900. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,877 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Edmonds Community College will pay a net price of $6,845. Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,280 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,400 a year. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,325 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 76% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,111.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,650 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,755 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending Renton Technical College will pay a net price of $6,123.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
577 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $25,357. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average.

Allied Health Professions Careers in WA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 26% $89,210
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 20% $53,810
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 20% $72,850
Surgical Technologists 20% $57,240
Health Technologists and Technicians 20% $56,290
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 18% $92,150
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 18% $92,420
Hearing Aid Specialists 15% $0
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -17% $55,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Allied Health Services 3,677
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,339
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,275
Dental Support Services 814
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 698
Mental & Social Health Services 569
Health Sciences & Services 474
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 131

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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