Public Health Schools In Washington DC

Washington DC has 4 accredited public health schools where public health faculty who teach public health classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Washington DC, and the future trends in 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


Schools

  1. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Public Health Employment

Washington DC 3,280
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Washington DC.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Washington DC

3,020 3,080 3,500 3,230 3,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public health professionals is growing in Washington DC. In Washington DC, 260 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has grown by 9%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of public health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$65,923 $71,553 $76,873 $80,650 $84,760
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public health professionals is increasing in Washington DC. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $65,923 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $84,760 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$47,187
25th percentile
$61,970
50th percentile
$81,530
75th percentile
$105,507
90th percentile
$128,563

Thus, there was a 22% growth in public health professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public health. The pay differential between the highest paid public health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 172%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Emergency Management
$85,060
Health Science
$76,889
Healthcare Administration
$98,770
Healthcare Management
$98,770
Political Science
$98,630
Public Administration
$129,897
Public Health
$84,760
Social Work
$57,692

In Washington DC, public health professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
9
doctor
2
Certificate
4
Total18

As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public health schools in Washington DC state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 300 public health graduates from public health courses in Washington DC and in 2010 there were 353 graduates.

This represents a 18% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Washington DC state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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