Public Health Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

The city of Birmingham has only one school where public health faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Birmingham, and the future trends. Academia in public health includes public health training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Public Health
  • PhD degree in Public Health


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Public Health Employment

Birmingham 300
Alabama 4,770

Exactly 300 of Alabama's 4,770 public health professionals work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Birmingham, there has been a 3% decline in the number of public health professionals. As the employment for public health professionals in Birmingham has decreased, overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Public Health employment growth

2,930 5,190 4,920 4,900 4,770
310 310 350 No data 300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$51,870 $55,500 $59,850 No data $61,000
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

Salaries for public health professionals in Birmingham have increased. Birmingham public health professionals made $61,000 per year, on average, in 2010. Public health professionals in Birmingham made a yearly average salary of $51,870, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public health professionals in Birmingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$44,270
25th percentile
$51,055
50th percentile
$58,325
75th percentile
$70,235
90th percentile
$82,900

Birmingham public health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $58,325. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 87%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,270 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,900 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Social Work
$40,563
Public Health
$61,000
Health Science
$61,007
Healthcare Management
$76,300
Healthcare Administration
$76,300
Public Administration
$86,305

Public health professional salaries in Birmingham are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Birmingham

1

Many of Birmingham's public health professionals are graduates of the only accredited public health school in the city.

Public Health Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total2

Birmingham's public health schools offer 2 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
148
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total158

In 2010 approximately 158 students completed public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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