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Schools Offering Health Science Programs in Idaho


Around 0.1% of Idaho's graduates graduate from health science degree programs every year. That means an estimated 26 health science professionals graduate from Idaho's 4 health science schools each year.

Top Schools

The College of Idaho, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a health science program. It is located in Caldwell. In 2010, The College of Idaho graduated 8 students from its health science program. The tuition rate at The College of Idaho was $21,380 per year.

Idaho State University, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a health science program. It is located in Pocatello. 5 students graduated with degree in health science from Idaho State University in 2010. Idaho State University charged in-state students $5,416 in tuition fees per year.

Lewis-Clark State College, which is located in Lewiston, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a health science program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. 13 students graduated with degree in health science from Lewis-Clark State College in 2010. Tuition at Lewis-Clark State College was $4,998 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Idaho health science school, average tuition will be $8,613 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,658 per year to $21,380 per year. In 2010, the health science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. The College of Idaho - located in Caldwell, students are charged $21,380 per year
  2. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  3. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Idaho health science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  2. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year
  3. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year

A health science degree from an Idaho school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs health science graduates in Idaho pursue include office manager, clinical research scientist, biophysics scientist, therapist, and clinical social worker. 25,600 health science professionals were working in Idaho in 2010. Of these, 50 were fitness and wellness coordinators. In addition, 1,660 were office managers, and were clinical research scientists. In Idaho, the largest numbers of health science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Ada County - 12,690 health science professionals
  2. Blaine County - 2,050 health science professionals
  3. Kootenai County - 1,970 health science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 29,310 health science professionals will be working in Idaho. This would require the number of health science professional to grow by 29%.

Salary

health science professionals in Idaho make an average of $64,717 per year. In 2010, however, some Idaho health science professional earned as little as less than $15,460 per year or as much as more than $163,240 per year. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for health science professionals are:

  1. Bannock County - $67,234 per year
  2. Bonneville County - $65,391 per year
  3. Ada County - $63,711 per year

The following counties in Idaho have the lowest average salaries for health science professional:

  1. Adams County - $35,963 per year
  2. Benewah County - $43,461 per year
  3. Nez Perce County - $45,857 per year

The health science professionals with highest average salaries in Idaho were:

  1. Plastic Surgeon - $223,630 per year
  2. Allergists And Immunologist - $205,890 per year
  3. Biophysics Scientist - $121,040 per year

On average, the lowest paid health science professionals in Idaho were:

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $23,130 per year
  2. Rehabilitation Aide - $17,750 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in health science in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or biology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Science in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,536 miles from location The College of Idaho Caldwell ID 60.9825 36% 1,013
 

Curious what studying Health Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Idaho

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + n/a $53,850
2
Registered Nurses + 10,820 $62,720 15.2%
3
Medical Assistants + 2,310 $29,100 44.4%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 1,660 $75,500 35.0%
5
Medical Secretaries + 1,420 $29,030 36.5%
6
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 1,240 $205,890 93.8%
7
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 1,130 $37,360 88.3%
8
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 1,000 $30,910 49.3%
9
Physical Therapists + 940 $69,130 46.9%
10
Physician Assistants + 680 $89,720 33.3%
11
Mental Health Counselors + 500 $52,290 28.2%
12
Healthcare Social Workers + 490 $44,810 28.9%
13
Physical Therapist Aides + 420 $23,130 44.8%
14
Occupational Therapists + 390 $61,280 11.4%
15
Speech-Language Pathologists + 370 $61,980 54.2%
16
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists + 360 $66,360 157.1%
17
Health Educators + 290 $42,750 93.3%
18
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 230 $48,040 4.5%
19
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 220 $68,000 -57.7%
20
Physical Therapist Assistants + 190 $46,410 -24.0%
21
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 180 $56,270
22
Athletic Trainers + 170 $35,520
23
Occupational Therapy Aides + 160 $17,750
24
Surgeons + 140 $223,630
25
Physicists + 70 $121,040
26
Radiation Therapists + 70 $70,100 -56.3%
27
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 70 $53,040 16.7%
28
Education Administrators, All Other + 50 $65,550
29
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians + 30 $35,630
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are health science related jobs in Idaho