Public Health Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 2 public health 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 Seattle, which includes 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

Seattle Vs. Washington Public Health Employment

Seattle 1,870
Washington 9,850

Exactly 1,870 of Washington State's 9,850 public health professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public health professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 18%. As the number of public health professionals in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Public Health employment growth

6,420 7,200 7,510 7,920 9,850
2,290 3,450 3,710 4,070 1,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$71,970 $74,477 $74,747 $75,360 $73,547
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for public health professionals have increased. Seattle public health professionals made $73,547 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for public health professionals in Seattle was $71,970 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$45,527
25th percentile
$55,947
50th percentile
$69,590
75th percentile
$85,597
90th percentile
$75,050

Seattle public health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,590. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 65%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,527 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,050 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Seattle

Social Work
$48,560
Public Health
$73,547
Health Science
$78,141
Political Science
$78,915
Public Administration
$110,890
Healthcare Administration
$115,250
Healthcare Management
$115,250

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Seattle

2

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

Public Health Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
5
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total10

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

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
20
master
105
doctor
24
Certificate
0
Total149

Approximately 149 students completed public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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