Public Health Schools In Idaho

Idaho 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 Idaho, and the future trends in public health training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Public Health
  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

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Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Public Health Employment

Idaho 2,440
National 484,220

Approximately 1% of the country's public health professionals work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Idaho

1,850 1,820 2,250 2,110 2,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, public health is a growing field. In Idaho, 590 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Idaho, this field has grown by 32% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for public health professionals which shows a 19% increase in the number of public health professionals working around the nation.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$48,933 $51,090 $55,140 $56,497 $54,353
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Idaho, as the number of public health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public health professionals are increasing. In 2006 public health professionals made a mean salary of $48,933 per year, and in 2010 they made $54,353 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Idaho

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 10% growth in public health professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 159% pay differential between the highest paid public health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public health in Idaho.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Idaho

Emergency Management
Health Science
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

In Idaho, public health professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Idaho


As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public health schools in Idaho state is also increasing. In 2006, 21 students graduated from public health courses in Idaho. And in 2010, 217 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Idaho by 933%. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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