Occupations

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Median Annual Wage
Annual Growth Rate
Avg. Annual Openings
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$102,180
($49.13/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.9%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
498
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$101,540
($48.82/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
441
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$72,030
($34.63/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.7%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 1
Rare Opportunity
13
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Median Annual Wage
$28,200
($13.56/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.5%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
747
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$64,890
($31.20/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
226
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$73,250
($35.22/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
396
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Associate's degree
Median Annual Wage
$32,600
($15.67/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.4%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 4
Strong Opportunity
377
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Median Annual Wage
$91,550
($44.02/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.3%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 3
Average Opportunity
235
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Postsecondary nondegree award
Median Annual Wage
$31,700
($15.24/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.2%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 5
Very Strong Opportunity
940
Health Science
Star Rating:
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Education: Master's degree
Median Annual Wage
$74,480
($35.81/hr)
Annual Growth Rate
Growth Rate 5
Very Strong Growth
2.1%
Avg. Annual Openings
Annual Opening Score 2
Few Opportunities
29