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Exercise Physiology&

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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
3,752
growing 2.82%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
$9,072
growing 6.5%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
$31,068
growing 0.84%
Average Wage
$101,861
growing 3.89%
People in Workforce
2.49M
growing 3.9%
Average Employee Age
41.6
growing 0.38%

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Exercise Physiology and the types of students that study this field. Florida State University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Lexington Healing Arts Academy and Central College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Exercise Physiology. Tuition costs for Exercise Physiology majors are, on average, $9,072 for in-state public colleges, and $31,068 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Exercise Physiology programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Biology graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Biology majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Biology majors, by average wage, is Offices of physicians.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Biology in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Biology is 41.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Biology degrees, and White students earn the majority (2,804) of the degrees.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Exercise Physiology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Exercise Physiology majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Exercise Physiology majors need more than the average amount of Science, Technology Design, and Mathematics.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Exercise Physiology majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Science is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Writing are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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