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Schools Offering Health Science Programs in Vermont

Approximately 0.5% of graduates in of Vermont receive health science degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 78 health science professionals graduate from Vermont's 7 health science schools.

Top Schools

Middlebury College, which is located in Middlebury, is the top-ranked school in Vermont that has a health science program. It received a ranking of 16th in the country in 2010. 17 students graduated with a degree in health science from Middlebury College in 2010.

University of Vermont, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Vermont that has a health science program. It is located in Burlington. 4 students graduated with degree in health science from University of Vermont in 2010. Students at University of Vermont paid $14,066 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Vermont with a health science program is Norwich University, which is located in Northfield. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Norwich University health science program. Tuition at Norwich University was $28,738 per year.


Health science schools in Vermont, charge students an average tuition of $12,030 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $28,738 per year, or as little as $5,020 per year. In 2010, the following Vermont health science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Norwich University - located in Northfield, students are charged $28,738 per year
  2. College of St Joseph - located in Rutland, students are charged $18,300 per year
  3. University of Vermont - located in Burlington, students are charged $14,066 per year

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

  1. Community College of Vermont - located in Montpelier, students are charged $5,020 per year
  2. Johnson State College - located in Johnson, students are charged $8,989 per year
  3. Castleton State College - located in Castleton, students are charged $9,096 per year

A health science degree from a Vermont school... what next?

Many Vermont health science graduates become a office manager, clinical research scientist, therapist, clinical social worker, and mental health therapist. 13,310 health science professionals were working in Vermont in 2010. Of these, 80 were fitness and wellness coordinators. In addition, 730 were office managers, and 100 were clinical research scientists. In Vermont, the largest numbers of health science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Addison County - 10,590 health science professionals
  2. Caledonia County - 2,420 health science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 13,950 health science professionals will be working in Vermont. This would require the number of health science professional to grow by 19%.


health science professionals in Vermont earn $71,064 per year on average. But, salaries for health science professional can vary. In 2010, health science professional made as little as less than $20,340 per year or as much as more than $140,440 per year in Vermont. On average health science professional earn the most in the following Vermont counties:

  1. Addison County - $69,136 per year
  2. Caledonia County - $61,153 per year

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

  1. Caledonia County - $61,153 per year
  2. Addison County - $69,136 per year

On average, the highest paid health science professionals in Vermont were:

  1. Plastic Surgeon - $206,930 per year
  2. Allergists And Immunologist - $188,030 per year
  3. Pediatrician - $145,910 per year

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

  1. Medical Secretary - $31,590 per year
  2. Certifed Medical Assistant - $31,380 per year

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For more data regarding a career in health science in Vermont 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 Vermont
  • Master's Degree in Health Science in Vermont
  • Doctoral Degree in Health Science in Vermont
  • Certificate in Health Science in Vermont

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Physician Assistants n/a $80,390
Registered Nurses 5,980 $63,210 7.6%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 850 $36,410 60.4%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 850 $188,030 80.9%
Medical Secretaries 770 $31,590 2.7%
Medical and Health Services Managers 730 $101,640 82.5%
Medical Assistants 640 $31,380 39.1%
Physical Therapists 610 $67,430 8.9%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 480 $37,570 17.1%
Speech-Language Pathologists 380 $64,140 31.0%
Mental Health Counselors 280 $40,450 -24.3%
Health Educators 250 $51,870 4.2%
Healthcare Social Workers 240 $46,110 -29.4%
Occupational Therapists 190 $63,580 -9.5%
Surgeons 160 $206,930
Pediatricians, General 140 $145,910 -12.5%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 130 $50,110 18.2%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 100 $94,310 25.0%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 100 $58,820 0.0%
Physical Therapist Assistants 90 $39,460 -25.0%
Education Administrators, All Other 80 $74,290
Radiation Therapists 80 $65,610 100.0%
Athletic Trainers 70 $41,460 40.0%
Physical Therapist Aides 70 $32,920 16.7%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 40 $62,980 -42.9%

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