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Schools Offering Healthcare Programs in New York

Around 7.8% of New York's graduates graduate from healthcare degree programs every year. Thus, New York's 268 healthcare schools put out approximately 43,457 healthcare professionals each year.

Top Schools

Columbia University in the City of New York, which was ranked 3rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New York that has a healthcare program. It is located in New York. 1,032 students graduated with a degree in healthcare from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2010. Columbia University in the City of New York charged in-state students $43,304 in tuition fees per year.

New York University, which was ranked 9th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New York that has a healthcare program. It is located in New York. 1,405 students graduated with degree in healthcare from New York University in 2010. Tuition at New York University was $40,082 per year.

University of Rochester, which was ranked 9th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New York that has a healthcare program. It is located in Rochester. In 2010, University of Rochester graduated 367 students from its healthcare programs. The tuition rate at University of Rochester was $40,282 per year.


Tuition at New York's healthcare schools ranges from $43,564 per year to $3,320 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,095 per year. The New York healthcare schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Sarah Lawrence College - located in Bronxville, students are charged $43,564 per year
  2. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, students are charged $43,304 per year
  3. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - located in Troy, students are charged $40,680 per year

The following New York healthcare schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Dutchess Community College - located in Poughkeepsie, students are charged $3,320 per year
  2. CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College - located in New York, students are charged $3,468 per year
  3. CUNY Queensborough Community College - located in Oakland Gardens, students are charged $3,490 per year

A healthcare degree from a New York school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs healthcare graduates in New York pursue include office manager, clinical social worker, teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped, fitness and wellness coordinator, and nurse epidemiologist. If you decide to work as a healthcare professional in New York, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 399,680 New York healthcare professional as of 2010. This number includes 6,160 clinical instructors, 27,260 office managers, and 9,890 clinical social workers. The largest populations of New York healthcare professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bergen County - 226,870 healthcare professionals
  2. Nassau County - 62,790 healthcare professionals
  3. Erie County - 25,860 healthcare professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 381,450 healthcare professionals will be working in New York. This would require the number of healthcare professional to grow by 15%.


On average, healthcare professionals earn a salary of $74,885 per year in New York state. In 2010, however, some New York healthcare professional earned as little as less than $17,040 per year or as much as more than $155,460 per year. The counties in New York with the highest average salary for healthcare professionals are:

  1. Columbia County - $92,934 per year
  2. Nassau County - $82,487 per year
  3. Bergen County - $77,560 per year

The following counties in New York have the lowest average salaries for healthcare professional:

  1. Allegany County - $58,185 per year
  2. Clinton County - $59,701 per year
  3. Hamilton County - $59,759 per year

On average, the highest paid healthcare professionals in New York were:

  1. Plastic Surgeon - $180,930 per year
  2. Pediatrician - $158,630 per year
  3. Allergists And Immunologist - $155,550 per year

The healthcare professionals with lowest average salaries in New York were:

  1. Rehabilitation Aide - $32,190 per year
  2. Physical Therapy Aide - $26,850 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in healthcare in New York and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or ultrasound technology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Healthcare in New York
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare in New York
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare in New York
  • Doctoral Degree in Healthcare in New York
  • Certificate in Healthcare in New York

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 169,710 $74,000 3.2%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 41,620 $155,550 55.0%
Medical and Health Services Managers 27,260 $108,090 16.9%
Medical Assistants 20,950 $32,220 15.0%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 14,810 $130,540 108.3%
Physical Therapists 13,740 $77,160 10.9%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 10,880 $49,150 19.4%
Healthcare Social Workers 9,890 $53,790 7.6%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 9,630 $38,990 24.4%
Medical Secretaries 9,530 $34,060 -14.6%
Physician Assistants 9,220 $90,760 42.7%
Speech-Language Pathologists 8,340 $76,750 8.3%
Occupational Therapists 7,100 $69,720 2.5%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 6,670 $88,040 40.7%
Mental Health Counselors 6,480 $36,890 10.8%
Health Educators 6,160 $46,330 42.3%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 4,520 $56,260 13.9%
Physical Therapist Assistants 3,580 $45,720 -3.0%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 2,910 $62,600 83.0%
Physical Therapist Aides 2,900 $26,850 2.5%
Pediatricians, General 2,570 $158,630 44.4%
Surgeons 2,050 $180,930 -26.3%
Education Administrators, All Other 2,020 $96,920 6.3%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 1,950 $45,390 16.1%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 1,490 $87,730 -46.2%
Radiation Therapists 1,290 $84,720 108.1%
Athletic Trainers 680 $44,840 25.9%
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 630 $48,910 12.5%
Physicists 520 $118,710 -39.5%
Occupational Therapy Aides 370 $32,190 -7.5%
Epidemiologists 210 $69,000

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