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In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 9 schools where public health faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Chicago, and the future trends. Academia in public health includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Public Health Employment

Chicago 10,140
Illinois 15,961

Exactly 10,140 of the 6,110 public health professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. There has been a 28% growth in the number of public health professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Public Health employment growth

12,870 13,080 13,860 6,400 6,110
7,900 8,180 8,580 10,340 10,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$57,587 $61,703 $64,523 $68,483 $71,587
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of public health professionals in Chicago has grown, salaries for public health professionals have also increased. In 2010 Chicago public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $71,587. Public health professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $57,587, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Chicago

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

Public health professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $65,647. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,050 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,975 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Chicago

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

Public health professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's public health professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited public health schools in the city.

Public Health Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by Chicago's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 273 students completed public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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