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Allied Health Professions Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 781 students earned their Allied Health degrees in WA.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 31 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Washington

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 434
Bachelor’s Degree 121
Master’s Degree 99
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 69
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 55
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 55
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

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: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 62.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 15.9%
Allied Health Professions Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 24,760 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Washington that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. In their early career, UW Seattle grads earn an average salary of $44,900.

#2

Bellevue College

Bellevue
104 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,563 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,021. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,225 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,046. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,095 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 44% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Tacoma Community College will pay a net price of $5,722.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,877 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid. 98% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Edmonds Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,200.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,280 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,400 a year.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,325 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $34,000 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,650 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,755 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. A typical student attending Renton Technical College will pay a net price of $6,123.

#10

Heritage University

Toppenish
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
971 Total Students

The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 32% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $9,361.

Allied Health Professions Careers in WA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 38% $140,010
Respiratory Therapists 34% $68,480
Physician Assistants 33% $122,710
Athletic Trainers 26% $47,290
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 26% $89,210
Radiation Therapists 20% $99,570
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 20% $72,850
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 20% $53,810
Surgical Technologists 20% $57,240
Nuclear Technicians 20% $0
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
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 14% $56,820
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
Nursing 3,747
Allied Health Services 3,677
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,436
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,275
Dental Support Services 817
Mental & Social Health Services 741
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 712
Public Health 632

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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