Public Health Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The city of Chapel Hill has only one school 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 Chapel Hill, which includes public health training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Public Health Employment

Chapel Hill 1,250
North Carolina 12,280

Exactly 1,250 of North Carolina's 12,280 public health professionals work in Chapel Hill. There has been a 13% growth in the number of public health professionals in Chapel Hill between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for public health professionals in Chapel Hill has increased, overall employment in Chapel Hill has also increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Public Health employment growth

11,170 11,630 12,380 12,810 12,280
1,110 850 1,220 1,440 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$61,030 $71,555 $72,990 $73,467 $67,393
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

As the number of public health professionals in Chapel Hill has grown, salaries for public health professionals have also increased. In 2010 Chapel Hill public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $67,393. Public health professionals in Chapel Hill made a yearly average salary of $61,030, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public health professionals in Chapel Hill is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Chapel Hill

10th percentile
$46,297
25th percentile
$53,810
50th percentile
$63,083
75th percentile
$75,517
90th percentile
$93,653

Public health professionals in Chapel Hill make a median yearly salary of $63,083. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,297 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,653 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

Social Work
$48,098
Public Health
$67,393
Health Science
$70,817
Healthcare Management
$103,020
Healthcare Administration
$103,020
Political Science
$115,020
Public Administration
$143,520

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Chapel Hill

1

There is only one accredited public health school in the city. Many of Chapel Hill's public health professionals are graduates of this school.

Public Health Programs Offered In Chapel Hill

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total6

Chapel Hill's public health schools offer 6 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Chapel Hill

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
163
doctor
21
Certificate
0
Total196

Approximately 196 students graduated from public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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