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Public Health Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

There is only one public health school in Cambridge 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 Cambridge, which includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Public Health Employment

Cambridge 5,950
Massachusetts 10,690

Exactly 5,950 of the 10,690 public health professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Cambridge. There has been a 24% decline in the number of public health professionals in Cambridge between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for public health professionals in Cambridge has decreased, overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

In Cambridge, salaries for public health professionals have increased. In 2010 public health professionals in Cambridge reportedly earned an average salary of $74,210 per year. The average salary for public health professionals in Cambridge was $67,020 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public health professionals in Cambridge is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Cambridge

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Public health professionals make a median salary of $69,950 per year in Cambridge. 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 Cambridge

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

On average public health professional salaries in Cambridge are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Cambridge


There is only one accredited public health school in the city. Many of Cambridge's public health professionals are graduates of this school.

Public Health Programs Offered In Cambridge


Cambridge's public health schools offer 4 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Cambridge


Approximately 498 students completed public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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