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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2015
growing 5.49%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
growing 2.73%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 2.7%
Average Wage
growing 2.56%
People in Workforce
growing 6.67%
Average Employee Age
growing 2.35%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Health & Physical Education and the types of students that study this field. California University of Pennsylvania awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but National Personal Training Institute of Colorado and American Academy of Personal Training have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Health & Physical Education. Tuition costs for Health & Physical Education majors are, on average, $6,655 for in-state public colleges, and $27,010 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Health & Physical Education programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Parks, Recreation, & Leisure graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors, by average wage, is Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. .


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Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure is 36.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Parks, Recreation, & Leisure degrees, and White students earn the majority (36,275) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Health & Physical Education field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health & Physical Education majors need many skills, but most especially Instructing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Health & Physical Education majors need more than the average amount of Instructing, Equipment Selection, and Service Orientation.

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 Health & Physical Education 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 Instructing is very distinctive for majors, but the Instructing, Speaking, and Monitoring are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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