Public Health Schools In Oregon

There are 7 accredited public health schools in Oregon for faculty who teach public health classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Oregon, 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. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  2. Northwest Christian University

    828 East 11th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97401-3745

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  3. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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  4. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  6. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

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  7. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Public Health Employment

Oregon 5,410
National 484,220

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

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Oregon

4,480 4,670 5,280 5,300 5,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, public health is a growing field. In Oregon, 930 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public health has grown by 21% in Oregon. 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 Oregon

$59,260 $62,040 $64,157 $66,563 $67,060
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public health professionals is growing, the salaries paid to public health professionals are increasing in Oregon. Public health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $59,260 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,060 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$39,737
25th percentile
$49,107
50th percentile
$62,780
75th percentile
$79,577
90th percentile
$100,743

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Oregon state, within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public health professionals earn 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Oregon

Emergency Management
$66,330
Health Science
$67,305
Healthcare Administration
$99,200
Healthcare Management
$99,200
Political Science
$78,530
Public Administration
$98,075
Public Health
$67,060
Social Work
$43,992

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total15

As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited public health schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In 2006, 199 students graduated from public health courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 398 students graduated.

This represents a 100% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. 47% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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