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Schools Offering Healthcare Programs in Vermont

Approximately 5.0% of graduates in of Vermont receive healthcare degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 837 healthcare professionals graduate from Vermont's 12 healthcare schools.

Top Schools

University of Vermont, which is located in Burlington, is the top-ranked school in Vermont that has a healthcare program. It received a ranking of 25th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Vermont graduated 340 students from its healthcare program. University of Vermont charged in-state students $14,066 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Vermont that has a healthcare program is Vermont Technical College. Vermont Technical College, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Randolph Center. In 2010, 181 students graduated from Vermont Technical College healthcare program. Tuition at Vermont Technical College was $11,005 per year.

The third-ranked school in Vermont that has a healthcare program is Norwich University. Norwich University, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Northfield. In 2010, 57 students graduated from Norwich University healthcare program. The tuition rate at Norwich University was $28,738 per year.


Tuition at Vermont's healthcare schools ranges from $41,350 per year to $5,020 per year. But, the average tuition is $17,126 per year. In 2010, the following Vermont healthcare schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Bennington College - located in Bennington, students are charged $41,350 per year
  2. Norwich University - located in Northfield, students are charged $28,738 per year
  3. Champlain College - located in Burlington, students are charged $27,180 per year

The following Vermont healthcare schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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. Lyndon State College - located in Lyndonville, students are charged $9,096 per year

A healthcare degree from a Vermont school... what next?

healthcare graduates in Vermont 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 clinical research scientist. Vermont had 13,310 healthcare professionals in 2010. 250 of these healthcare professionals were clinical instructors, 730 were office managers, and 240 were clinical social workers. The Vermont counties with the largest populations of healthcare professional are:

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

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of healthcare professionals in the state of Vermont will grow to 13,950. This would require a 19% growth in the field.


On average, healthcare professionals earn $71,064 per year. But, salaries for healthcare professional can vary. In 2010, healthcare professional made as little as less than $20,340 per year or as much as more than $140,440 per year in Vermont. The counties in Vermont with the highest average salary for healthcare professionals are:

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

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

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

The healthcare professionals with highest average salaries 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 healthcare professionals in Vermont were:

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

More Information

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