Health Science

Health science jobs are part of an industry that specializes in the study and research of human well-being.

There are 107 careers in this industry

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Provide treatment of symptoms and disorders using needles and small electrical currents. May provide massage treatment. May also provide preventive treatments.

  • Average Salary:$73,960
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree

Acute Care Nurses

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

  • Average Salary:$71,730
  • Most Common Education:Associate's degree

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with psychiatric disorders. May provide psychotherapy under the direction of a psychiatrist.

  • Average Salary:$71,730
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree

Allergists and Immunologists

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent allergic diseases and disease processes affecting the immune system.

  • Average Salary:$200,890
  • Most Common Education:Post-doctoral training

Anesthesiologist Assistants

Assist anesthesiologists in the administration of anesthesia for surgical and non-surgical procedures. Monitor patient status and provide patient care during surgical treatment.

  • Average Salary:$108,610
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree


Physicians who administer anesthetics prior to, during, or after surgery or other medical procedures.

  • Average Salary:$208,000
  • Most Common Education:Post-doctoral training

Art Therapists

Plan or conduct art therapy sessions or programs to improve clients' physical, cognitive, or emotional well-being.

  • Average Salary:$47,860
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree

Athletic Trainers

Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.

  • Average Salary:$47,510
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree


Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.

  • Average Salary:$75,920
  • Most Common Education:Doctoral degree

Biomedical Engineers

Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

  • Average Salary:$88,550
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree