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Allied Health Professions in West Virginia

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Allied Health Professions Schools in West Virginia

502 students earned Allied Health degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 19th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 184
Bachelor’s Degree 117
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 95
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 95
Master’s Degree 89
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 17

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 88.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Allied Health Professions Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in West Virginia

There are 9,380 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in West Virginia

Allied Health grads earn an average of $51,700 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in West Virginia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,623 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

#2

Marshall University

Huntington
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
13,204 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,894. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
911 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,689 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,181.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,873 Total Students

In their early career, MCTC grads earn an average salary of $21,300. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,828. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

In their early career, Bluefield State College grads earn an average salary of $25,600. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
56 Total Students

6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,828 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. In their early career, Pierpont Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $25,300.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
155 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In their early career, Academy of Careers and Technology grads earn an average salary of $27,800.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,458 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,100 a year. 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.

Allied Health Professions Careers in WV

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Physician Assistants 30% $99,730
Health Specialties Professors 26% $50,500
Athletic Trainers 23% $43,400
Respiratory Therapists 22% $49,150
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 20% $59,880
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $40,310
Radiation Therapists 16% $51,290
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
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 6% $53,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Nursing 1,530
Health/Medical Admin Services 948
Allied Health Services 757
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 514
Other Health Professions 411
Public Health 329
Osteopathic Medicine 207
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 206

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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