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Allied Health Professions in West Virginia

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Allied Health Professions Schools in West Virginia

413 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 4th most popular major out of a total 43 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 91.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in West Virginia

In this state, there are 9,380 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $51,700, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 21 colleges in West Virginia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Marshall University

Huntington
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. 96% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,894.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,718 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 8.10% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,608.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,776 Total Students

In their early career, BridgeValley Community & Technical College grads earn an average salary of $24,200. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 57% of the teachers are full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,768 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, MCTC grads earn an average salary of $21,300. 84% of students get financical aid.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
1,241 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Bluefield State College grads earn an average salary of $25,600. This public school has an average net price of $9,358.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
64 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,912 Total Students

A typical student attending Pierpont Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $9,912. 81% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $25,300 after graduation.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
115 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,771.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,449 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. A typical student attending Southern will pay a net price of $6,087. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,100 a year.

#10

Carver Career Center

Charleston
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
177 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,400 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 81% of students get financical aid.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,532 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. In their early career, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $26,200. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,644.

Allied Health Professions Careers in WV

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 20% $59,880
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $40,310
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 12% $28,570
Hearing Aid Specialists 11% $46,210
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 10% $59,240
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 10% $66,240
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $30,990
Surgical Technologists 8% $36,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Health/Medical Admin Services 918
Allied Health Services 744
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 514
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 191
Dental Support Services 178
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 62
Mental & Social Health Services 52
Health Sciences & Services 47

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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