Public Health Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 2 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 Pittsburgh, which includes public health training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Public Health Employment

Pittsburgh 3,970
Pennsylvania 23,210

Of the 23,210 public health professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 3,970 work in Pittsburgh. The number of public health professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 13% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of public health professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Public Health employment growth

24,350 24,170 24,930 23,160 23,210
4,570 4,030 4,340 4,120 3,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$54,280 $57,487 $57,023 $56,073 $56,990
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of public health professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk, salaries for public health professionals have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,990. The average salary for public health professionals in Pittsburgh was $54,280 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public health professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$33,033
25th percentile
$40,530
50th percentile
$52,710
75th percentile
$69,880
90th percentile
$87,070

Public health professionals make a median salary of $52,710 per year in Pittsburgh. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 164%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,033 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Social Work
$43,935
Public Health
$56,990
Health Science
$70,417
Healthcare Management
$84,180
Healthcare Administration
$84,180
Public Administration
$91,075
Political Science
$110,040

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Pittsburgh

2

There are 2 accredited public health schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's public health professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Health Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
4
Total9

Pittsburgh's public health schools offer 9 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
77
doctor
6
Certificate
28
Total111

Approximately 111 students completed public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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