Career Options

Careers for Allied Health Majors

  • Pharmaceutical Salesperson
  • Biomedical Equipment Salesperson
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Research Assistant
  • Medical Technician
  • Nurse / Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Starting Salary*

An allied health degree holder's typical starting salary is $41,252. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $69,783.

*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit

Job Titles of People with Allied Health Degrees

  • Research Assistant, Parenting and Relationship Transition and Risk Study (PARTNRS)
  • Sports Performance Coach, Athletes Advantage
  • Physical Therapist, Eugene Physical Therapy
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.