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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.

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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%
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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.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $69,540, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

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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

The full-time teacher rate is 99%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,021.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,225 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,095 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,722. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UW Seattle. A typical student attending UW Seattle will pay a net price of $12,001. The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,877 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $29,200 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,845.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,280 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,325 Total Students

In their early career, Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute grads earn an average salary of $34,000. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,111. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,650 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,293. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,755 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,123. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
577 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $25,357.

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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