Public Health Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

In Atlanta, there are 6 public health schools where public health faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public health and public health education in Atlanta, which includes public health training at the following levels:

  • Public Health Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health
  • PhD degree in Public Health


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Public Health Employment

Atlanta 10,800
Georgia 17,830

Of the 17,830 public health professionals employed in Georgia, 10,800 work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 42% growth in the number of public health professionals. As the number of public health professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Public Health employment growth

12,890 12,970 13,700 15,910 17,830
7,590 7,900 8,260 9,700 10,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$60,347 $65,347 $70,733 $71,930 $71,113
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for public health professionals have increased. In 2010 public health professionals in Atlanta reportedly earned an average salary of $71,113 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, public health professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $60,347 per year. The growth in the salary of public health professionals in Atlanta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$40,500
25th percentile
$51,730
50th percentile
$65,893
75th percentile
$84,873
90th percentile
$107,950

Public health professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $65,893. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,500 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $107,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Social Work
$47,955
Public Health
$71,113
Political Science
$73,420
Health Science
$75,396
Public Administration
$89,830
Healthcare Administration
$90,000
Healthcare Management
$90,000

On average public health professional salaries in Atlanta are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Atlanta

6

There are 6 accredited public health schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's public health professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Health Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
8
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total12

There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by Atlanta's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
379
doctor
6
Certificate
9
Total395

In 2010 approximately 395 students completed public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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