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Public Health Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

Public Health faculty can choose to work at only one public health school in Columbia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in public health includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Public Health Employment

Columbia 270
Missouri 10,150

Exactly 270 of Missouri's 10,150 public health professionals work in Columbia. There has been a 25% decline in the number of public health professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Public Health employment growth

7,730 8,500 8,920 9,810 10,150
360 410 300 320 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$55,370 $56,803 $54,283 $54,397 $62,155
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for public health professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 Columbia public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,155. Four years earlier in 2006, public health professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $55,370 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Columbia

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90th percentile

Public health professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $59,120 per year. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,375 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $97,785 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Columbia

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

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Columbia


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

Public Health Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's public health schools offer 2 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 66 students completed public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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