Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
28,810
growing 0.879%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$7,697
declining 0.246%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$34,150
growing 3.67%
Average Wage
$78,297
growing 1.41%
People in Workforce
4.3M
growing 4.2%
Average Employee Age
42.9
declining 0.429%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions degree recipients are San Marcos, CA, New York, NY, and Pittsburgh, PA. The locations with a relatively high number of Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions degree recipients are Arcadia University, PA, St. Mary of the Woods, IN, and Orangeburg, NY. The most common degree awarded to students studying Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions is a professional doctorate.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions and the types of students that study this field. University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences awards the most degrees in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions in the US, but University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and West Coast University-Center for Graduate Studies have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions.

Tuition costs for Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions majors are, on average, $7,697 for in-state public colleges, and $34,150 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions (281 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (13,986 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (13,986 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$7,697
Median In-State Public
$34,150
Median Out of State Private

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences has the most Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions degree recipients, with 1,247 degrees awarded in 2020.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions, with 92.9%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest growth in degrees awarded for Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Health graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Health majors is $78,297 and the most common occupations are Registered nurses, Pharmacists, and Medical & health services managers.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$78,297
Average Wage in Workforce
± $812
1.41%
1 Year Growth
± 1.46%

The average salary for Health majors is $78,297 and the most common occupations are Registered nurses, Pharmacists, and Medical & health services managers.

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Highest Paying Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Health majors.

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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Health majors, by number of employees, are Registered nurses, Pharmacists, and Medical & health services managers.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Health majors working as Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, Nurse anesthetists, and Audiologists.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Health majors are Surgeons, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

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4.3M
2020 Workforce
± 50,194
4.2%
1 Year Growth
± 1.6%

The number of Health graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 4.2%, from 4.13M in 2019 to 4.3M in 2020.

The largest single share of Health graduates go on to work as Registered nurses (36.9%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Health 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 4 Digit Course Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions is from the 2 Digit Course Health.
4.3M
2020 Workforce
± 50,194
4.2%
1 Year Growth
± 1.6%

The number of Health graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 4.2%, from 4.13M in 2019 to 4.3M in 2020.

The industry which employs the most Health graduates by share is General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, followed by Outpatient care centers. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Health.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 4 Digit Course Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions is from the 2 Digit Course Health.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Health in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Health is 42.9.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Professional Doctorate. Female employees are more likely to hold Health degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Health (19,047 students).

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 4 Digit Course Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions is from the 2 Digit Course Health.
42.9
Average Age in 2020
± 0.155 Years
0.429%
1 Year Change
± 0.516%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Health. The most common ages of employees with this major are 30 and 28 years old, which represent 2.91% and 2.87% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions are Professional Doctorate, Masters Degree, and Bachelors Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

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The most common degree types held by the working population in Health are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (75.9%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

This chart shows the granted degrees by sex at the 5 institutions that graduate the most students in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions.

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    19,047 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,645 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    2,207 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Female
    5,624 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,724 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    749 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Professional Doctorate recipients in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions. White Female students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 4 Digit Course Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions is from the 2 Digit Course Health.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Philippines
    198,228 degree recipients
  2. India
    81,509 degree recipients
  3. Mexico
    30,881 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Philippines
    5.24 times more than expected
  2. Cameroon
    3.76 times more than expected
  3. Nigeria
    3.37 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Philippines that hold Health degrees (5.24 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 Philippines (198,228 degree recipients).

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions majors need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions majors need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Operations Analysis, and Technology Design.

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 Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 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 Service Orientation is very distinctive for majors, but the Social Perceptiveness, Reading Comprehension, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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