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Schools Offering Healthcare Programs in Utah

Approximately 9.3% of graduates in of Utah receive healthcare degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 8,345 healthcare professionals graduate from Utah's 48 healthcare schools.

Top Schools

University of Utah, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a healthcare program. It is located in Salt Lake City. 813 students graduated with a degree in healthcare from University of Utah in 2010. University of Utah charged in-state students $6,272 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a healthcare program is Brigham Young University, which is located in Provo. In 2010, it was ranked 56th nationwide. 374 students graduated with degree in healthcare from Brigham Young University in 2010. The tuition rate at Brigham Young University was $4,420 per year.

The third-ranked school in Utah that has a healthcare program is Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo. Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo, which was ranked 57th in the country in 2010, is located in Orem. In 2010, 54 students graduated from Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo healthcare program. Tuition at Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo was $14,867 per year.


Healthcare schools in Utah, charge students an average tuition of $7,315 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,350 per year, or as little as $2,542 per year. The Utah healthcare schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Stevens-Henager College-Ogden - located in Ogden, students are charged $27,350 per year
  2. Westminster College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $25,980 per year
  3. AmeriTech College - located in Draper, students are charged $22,715 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Utah healthcare schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  3. Latter-day Saints Business College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,900 per year

A healthcare degree from an Utah school... what next?

healthcare graduates in Utah can go into a variety of professions such as office manager, clinical social worker, teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped, fitness and wellness coordinator, and nurse epidemiologist. In 2010, there were 45,180 healthcare professional working in Utah, including 320 clinical instructors, 2,100 office managers, and 980 clinical social workers. The following counties have the largest number of Utah healthcare professionals:

  1. Salt Lake County - 23,190 healthcare professionals
  2. Davis County - 7,140 healthcare professionals
  3. Juab County - 7,090 healthcare professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 67,540 healthcare professionals will be working in Utah. This would require the number of healthcare professional to grow by 38%.


healthcare professionals in Utah earn $64,192 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Healthcare professional in Utah had varying salaries from $16,070 to $162,350 per year in 2010. On average healthcare professional earn the most in the following Utah counties:

  1. Davis County - $69,070 per year
  2. Franklin County - $68,672 per year
  3. Millard County - $65,065 per year

The Utah counties with the lowest average salary for healthcare professionals are:

  1. Box Elder County - $55,593 per year
  2. Zapata County - $57,228 per year
  3. Carbon County - $60,003 per year

On average, the highest paid healthcare professionals in Utah were:

  1. Pediatrician - $199,920 per year
  2. Allergists And Immunologist - $184,280 per year
  3. Biophysics Scientist - $93,090 per year

The healthcare professionals with lowest average salaries in Utah were:

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $21,430 per year
  2. Plastic Surgeon - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in healthcare in Utah 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 Utah
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare in Utah
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare in Utah
  • Doctoral Degree in Healthcare in Utah
  • Certificate in Healthcare in Utah

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Pediatricians, General n/a $199,920
Athletic Trainers n/a $64,530
Registered Nurses 18,230 $60,530 17.2%
Medical Assistants 5,690 $27,630 27.6%
Medical Secretaries 5,120 $29,410
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 2,440 $184,280 238.9%
Medical and Health Services Managers 2,100 $92,590 13.5%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,730 $31,440 -41.0%
Physical Therapists 1,180 $71,920 16.8%
Healthcare Social Workers 980 $50,150 0.0%
Physical Therapist Aides 880 $21,430 33.3%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 870 $39,600 -46.3%
Speech-Language Pathologists 830 $63,870 56.6%
Physician Assistants 680 $87,430 23.6%
Mental Health Counselors 630 $46,220
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 520 $61,710 36.8%
Physical Therapist Assistants 380 $37,510 52.0%
Occupational Therapists 370 $68,130 -24.5%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 350 $67,040 -36.4%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 350 $54,720 34.6%
Health Educators 320 $46,310 -20.0%
Education Administrators, All Other 310 $78,870
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 300 $89,140 -56.5%
Surgeons 290 n/a -34.1%
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 210 $46,660 31.3%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 100 $45,630 -16.7%
Epidemiologists 90 $60,030 200.0%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 90 $69,830 -50.0%
Radiation Therapists 60 $76,470
Physicists 40 $93,090
Occupational Therapy Aides 40 $23,850

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