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In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has 2 schools where public health faculty can find employment. The trends in Detroit's public health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes 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

Detroit Vs. Michigan Public Health Employment

Detroit 6,670
Michigan 20,400

Exactly 6,670 of the 20,400 public health professionals employed in Michigan, work in Detroit. There has been a 135% growth in the number of public health professionals in Detroit between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of public health professionals in Detroit has increased, overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Public Health employment growth

13,040 13,330 20,530 20,630 20,400
2,840 2,770 6,420 6,640 6,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$58,203 $61,603 $62,757 $59,803 $61,600
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

Salaries for public health professionals in Detroit have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $61,600 per year was earned by public health professionals in Detroit. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public health professionals in Detroit was $58,203 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Detroit

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Public health professionals in Detroit make a median yearly salary of $54,993. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 178%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,607 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,240 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Detroit

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

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Detroit


Many of Detroit's public health professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited public health schools in the city.

Public Health Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's public health schools offer 10 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Detroit


In 2010 approximately 79 students graduated from public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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