Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Health and the types of students that study this field. University of Phoenix-Arizona awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Carrington College-Phoenix and Carrington College-Tucson have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Health. Tuition costs for Health majors are, on average, $6,578 for in-state public colleges, and $29,450 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Health programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Health graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Health majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Health majors, by average wage, is Support activities for mining.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Health in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Health is 43.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Health degrees, and White students earn the majority (535,930) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Health field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Health majors need more than the average amount of Science, Service Orientation, and Social Perceptiveness.
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 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, Active Listening, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.