How much can I make with a degree in health science?
According to 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health educators and community health workers earn a median annual wage of $48,140 per year ($23.15 per hour). The BLS projects employment for these types of occupations will increase by 13% from 2019-2029.*
Salaries can vary widely based on employer, the job title and its responsibilities, your level of experience, educational credentials and the state in which you are employed. A bachelor’s degree in health science can help you become qualified for many different types of jobs in allied health.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2020. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.