Other Health & Physical Education

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2019
1,531
declining 3.65%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$7,716
growing 3.09%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$29,730
declining 2.89%
Average Wage
$60,784
growing 1.87%
People in Workforce
716,781
growing 9.61%
Average Employee Age
35.7
growing 0.139%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Health & Physical Education degree recipients are Phoenix, AZ, Dahlonega, GA, and Greenville, NC. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Health & Physical Education degree recipients are St. Peter, MN, Dahlonega, GA, and Edinboro, PA. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Health & Physical Education is a bachelors degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Health & Physical Education and the types of students that study this field. Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix awards the most degrees in Other Health & Physical Education in the US, but Tougaloo College and Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Health & Physical Education.

Tuition costs for Other Health & Physical Education majors are, on average, $7,716 for in-state public colleges, and $29,730 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Health & Physical Education programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions (47 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (938 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Health & Physical Education

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Health & Physical Education, is Public, 4-year or above (938 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$7,716
Median In-State Public
$29,730
Median Out of State Private

Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix has the most Other Health & Physical Education degree recipients, with 300 degrees awarded in 2019.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Other Health & Physical Education programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Tougaloo College has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Health & Physical Education, with 9.65%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Health & Physical Education

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Parks, Recreation, & Leisure graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors is $60,784 and the most common occupations are Physical therapists, Elementary & middle school teachers, and Other managers.

The industry that employs the most Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors is Elementary & secondary schools, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$60,784
Average Wage in Workforce
± $1,740
1.87%
1 Year Growth
± 4.12%

The average salary for Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors is $60,784 and the most common occupations are Physical therapists, Elementary & middle school teachers, and Other managers.

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Highest Paying Locations

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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors, by number of employees, are Physical therapists, Elementary & middle school teachers, and Other managers.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors working as Physical therapists, Recreational therapists, and Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors.

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Highest Paid

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Health & Physical Education is from the 2 Digit Course Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

The highest paid occupations by median income for Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors are Physicians, Dentists, and Surgeons.

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Occupations by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Health & Physical Education is from the 2 Digit Course Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.
716,781
2019 Workforce
± 20,737
9.61%
1 Year Growth
± 3.82%

The number of Parks, Recreation, & Leisure graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 9.61%, from 653,948 in 2018 to 716,781 in 2019.

The largest single share of Parks, Recreation, & Leisure graduates go on to work as Physical therapists (5.29%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Health & Physical Education is from the 2 Digit Course Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.
716,781
2019 Workforce
± 20,737
9.61%
1 Year Growth
± 3.82%

The number of Parks, Recreation, & Leisure graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 9.61%, from 653,948 in 2018 to 716,781 in 2019.

The industry which employs the most Parks, Recreation, & Leisure graduates by share is Elementary & secondary schools, followed by General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Health & Physical Education is from the 2 Digit Course Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Parks, Recreation, & Leisure majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure is 35.7.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Parks, Recreation, & Leisure degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (944 students).

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Health & Physical Education is from the 2 Digit Course Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.
35.7
Average Age in 2019
± 0.311 Years
0.139%
1 Year Change
± 1.27%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure. The most common ages of employees with this major are 26 and 28 years old, which represent 5.24% and 5.18% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Health & Physical Education are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Associates Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Health & Physical Education is from the 2 Digit Course Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Doctorate degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (51.3%)
Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    944 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    237 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    172 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Health & Physical Education for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination
  1. White Female
    370 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    324 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    92 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Health & Physical Education. White Female students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Health & Physical Education is from the 2 Digit Course Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,209 degree recipients
  2. Korea
    3,804 degree recipients
  3. Canada
    2,996 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. United Kingdom, not specified
    5.36 times more than expected
  2. England
    4.47 times more than expected
  3. Australia
    4.12 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in United Kingdom, not specified that hold Parks, Recreation, & Leisure degrees (5.36 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Mexico (4,209 degree recipients).

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