Public Health Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has 5 schools where public health faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public health and public health education in Philadelphia, which includes 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Public Health Employment

Philadelphia 9,690
Pennsylvania 23,210

Exactly 9,690 of Pennsylvania's 23,210 public health professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 3% growth in the number of public health professionals. As the number of public health professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Public Health employment growth

24,350 24,170 24,930 23,160 23,210
9,440 9,750 10,350 9,280 9,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$55,847 $58,457 $60,257 $65,280 $67,690
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for public health professionals have increased. In 2010 public health professionals in Philadelphia reportedly earned an average salary of $67,690 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public health professionals in Philadelphia was $55,847 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$39,207
25th percentile
$48,200
50th percentile
$61,067
75th percentile
$80,757
90th percentile
$105,913

Public health professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $61,067. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 170%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,207 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,913 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Social Work
$50,340
Public Health
$67,690
Health Science
$71,290
Healthcare Management
$98,360
Healthcare Administration
$98,360
Political Science
$104,750
Public Administration
$117,137

Public health professional salaries in Philadelphia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Philadelphia

5

Many of Philadelphia's public health professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited public health schools in the city.

Public Health Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
10
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total16

Philadelphia's public health schools offer 16 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
137
master
168
doctor
5
Certificate
3
Total313

In 2010 approximately 313 students completed public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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