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Public Health Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

In Columbus, there is only one public health school where public health faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbus' public health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Public Health Employment

Columbus 3,620
Ohio 20,960

Of the 20,960 public health professionals employed in Ohio, 3,620 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 33% growth in the number of public health professionals. As the employment for public health professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Public Health employment growth

17,440 17,330 18,500 19,850 20,960
2,730 2,620 2,810 3,060 3,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$51,930 $53,350 $56,783 $58,943 $60,357
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of public health professionals in Columbus has grown, salaries for public health professionals have also increased. In 2010 Columbus public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,357. The average salary for public health professionals in Columbus was $51,930 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public health professionals in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Columbus

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Columbus public health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $56,223. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,983 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,050 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Columbus

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

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Columbus


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

Public Health Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' public health schools offer 2 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 91 students graduated from public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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