Public Health Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

There is only one public health school in Lexington for faculty to choose from. The trends in Lexington'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

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Public Health Employment

Lexington 930
Kentucky 6,300

Of the 6,300 public health professionals employed in Kentucky, 930 work in Lexington. The number of public health professionals in Lexington has grown by 29% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of public health professionals in Lexington has increased, overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Public Health employment growth

5,320 5,530 6,070 6,100 6,300
720 760 880 920 930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$57,070 $48,860 $53,163 $56,703 $55,397
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for public health professionals have decreased. In 2010 Lexington public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,397. The average salary for public health professionals in Lexington was $57,070 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Lexington

10th percentile
$34,787
25th percentile
$40,427
50th percentile
$51,130
75th percentile
$66,973
90th percentile
$84,960

Public health professionals in Lexington make a median yearly salary of $51,130. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,787 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $84,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Lexington

Social Work
$43,883
Public Health
$55,397
Political Science
$70,370
Health Science
$71,076
Healthcare Management
$82,890
Healthcare Administration
$82,890
Public Administration
$169,700

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Lexington

1

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

Public Health Programs Offered In Lexington

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 Lexington's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
22
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total26

Approximately 26 students graduated from public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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