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Public Health Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 4 public health schools where public health faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public health in the city of Boston, which encompasses 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


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Public Health Employment

Boston 5,950
Massachusetts 10,690

Exactly 5,950 of the 10,690 public health professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 24% decline in the number of public health professionals. Overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Public Health employment growth

14,170 13,460 16,980 21,180 10,690
7,790 7,590 9,590 10,610 5,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$67,020 $71,610 $73,770 $72,820 $74,210
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for public health professionals in Boston have increased. In 2010 public health professionals in Boston reportedly earned an average salary of $74,210 per year. Public health professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $67,020, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Boston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Boston public health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,950. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,763 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 152% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Boston

Social Work
Public Health
Health Science
Political Science
Public Administration
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management

Boston 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 Boston


There are 4 accredited public health schools in the city. Many of Boston's public health professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Health Programs Offered In Boston


Boston's public health schools offer 8 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 64 students completed public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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