Public Health Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

In Jackson, there is only one public health school where public health faculty can find employment. The trends in Jackson's public health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes public health training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Public Health Employment

Jackson 1,310
Mississippi 4,740

Of the 4,740 public health professionals employed in Mississippi, 1,310 work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public health professionals in Jackson has grown by 72%. As the number of public health professionals in Jackson has increased, overall employment in Jackson has also increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Public Health employment growth

3,440 3,520 4,180 4,630 4,740
760 970 1,250 1,440 1,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$47,207 $48,347 $49,623 $49,790 $52,510
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

Salaries for public health professionals in Jackson have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,510 per year was earned by public health professionals in Jackson. Four years earlier in 2006, public health professionals in Jackson made an average salary of $47,207 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Jackson

10th percentile
$30,220
25th percentile
$39,557
50th percentile
$49,163
75th percentile
$62,597
90th percentile
$79,253

Public health professionals make a median salary of $49,163 per year in Jackson. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,220 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 162% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Jackson

Social Work
$43,435
Public Health
$52,510
Health Science
$60,009
Public Administration
$72,600
Healthcare Management
$79,320
Healthcare Administration
$79,320

On average public health professionals in Jackson earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Jackson.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Jackson

1

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

Public Health Programs Offered In Jackson

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by Jackson's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Jackson

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
22
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total24

In 2010 approximately 24 students graduated from public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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