Public Health Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 4 public health schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public health in the city of New Orleans, which encompasses 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

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Public Health Employment

New Orleans 1,310
Louisiana 5,520

Exactly 1,310 of the 5,520 public health professionals employed in Louisiana, work in New Orleans. The number of public health professionals in New Orleans has shrunk by 12% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of public health professionals in New Orleans has decreased, overall employment in New Orleans has increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Public Health employment growth

5,340 5,750 5,440 5,500 5,520
1,490 1,570 1,180 1,290 1,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$54,020 $54,273 $60,180 $63,263 $64,640
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In New Orleans, salaries for public health professionals have increased. New Orleans public health professionals made $64,640 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for public health professionals in New Orleans was $54,020 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$41,137
25th percentile
$48,457
50th percentile
$58,277
75th percentile
$73,143
90th percentile
$100,540

Public health professionals make a median salary of $58,277 per year in New Orleans. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,137 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 144% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Social Work
$46,853
Health Science
$64,263
Public Health
$64,640
Public Administration
$80,810
Healthcare Management
$91,870
Healthcare Administration
$91,870

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in New Orleans

4

There are 4 accredited public health schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' public health professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Health Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total10

There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by New Orleans' public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In New Orleans

associate
0
bachelor
15
master
241
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total262

In 2010 approximately 262 students graduated from public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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