Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia county and has a population of 1,517,550.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in allied health schools in Philadelphia during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $19,280.00. The average tuition was $19,918.00 for non-residents studying in Pennsylvania.
Books and supplies for allied health schools in Philadelphia cost an average of $1,257.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at allied health schools in Philadelphia was $10,056.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,708.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There are four allied health colleges in Philadelphia from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 176 students completed allied health programs in Philadelphia.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$68,280.00||1,550|
|Dietitians and Nutritionists||$56,740.00||1,050|
|Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians||$51,850.00||780|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$63,950.00||780|
|Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$70,530.00||310|
|Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics||$37,120.00||3,490|
|Respiratory Therapy Technicians||$57,900.00||220|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses||$47,560.00||10,930|
|Medical Records and Health Information Technicians||$35,150.00||2,310|
|Orthotists and Prosthetists||$60,250.00||90|
|Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$68,050.00||520|
|Occupational Health and Safety Technicians||$41,000.00||70|
|Occupational Therapist Assistants||$49,430.00||460|
|Occupational Therapist Aides||$33,610.00||120|
|Physical Therapist Aides||$27,620.00||710|