Public Health Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

There are 2 public health schools in Scranton for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public health and public health education in Scranton, which includes public health training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health


Statistics

Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Public Health Employment

Scranton 1,050
Pennsylvania 23,210

Exactly 1,050 of Pennsylvania's 23,210 public health professionals work in Scranton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public health professionals in Scranton has shrunk by 15%. As the employment for public health professionals in Scranton has decreased, overall employment in Scranton has increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Public Health employment growth

24,350 24,170 24,930 23,160 23,210
1,230 1,150 1,160 930 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$53,095 $48,140 $48,690 $54,073 $49,320
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

In Scranton, salaries for public health professionals have decreased. In 2010 Scranton public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,320. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public health professionals in Scranton was $53,095 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Scranton.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Scranton

10th percentile
$28,060
25th percentile
$34,407
50th percentile
$45,063
75th percentile
$60,590
90th percentile
$76,013

Public health professionals in Scranton earn a median salary of $45,063 per year. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 171%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,060 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,013 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Scranton

Social Work
$41,313
Public Health
$49,320
Health Science
$61,338
Healthcare Management
$73,470
Healthcare Administration
$73,470
Political Science
$85,460
Public Administration
$87,545

Scranton public health professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Scranton

2

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

Public Health Programs Offered In Scranton

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by Scranton's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Scranton

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

Approximately 9 students graduated from public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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