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Allied Health Professions in Alabama

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Alabama

1,800 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Alabama

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 852
Associate’s Degree 413
Bachelor’s Degree 217
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 174
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 174
Master’s Degree 144

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 10.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 79.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Allied Health Professions Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Alabama

20,130 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. AL

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $50,770, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Alabama that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

200 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,736 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 32% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Calhoun Community College will pay a net price of $5,361.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,057 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,531. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year.

166 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,531 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 31%. In their early career, Southern Union State Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,300.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,610 Total Students

A typical student attending Wallace, Dothan will pay a net price of $1,277. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,400 a year.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,568 Total Students

In their early career, CVCC grads earn an average salary of $22,300. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
21,923 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. 94% of students get financical aid. 78% of the teachers are full time.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,736 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,362. Graduates earn an average $21,200 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,784 Total Students

A typical student attending Lurleen B. Wallace Community College will pay a net price of $7,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,078 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Jeff State will pay a net price of $8,924. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation.

Allied Health Professions Careers in AL

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Physician Assistants 37% $94,470
Health Specialties Professors 35% $95,190
Athletic Trainers 26% $40,810
Respiratory Therapists 22% $49,590
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 20% $56,350
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 18% $29,740
Health Technologists and Technicians 18% $39,070
Radiation Therapists 16% $75,090
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 13% $59,650
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 10% $52,810
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 8% $62,790
Surgical Technologists 8% $35,970
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $39,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Nursing 6,743
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,630
Allied Health Services 1,105
Health/Medical Admin Services 759
Public Health 450
Rehabilitation Professions 414
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 404
Communication Sciences 399

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