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Public Health Schools In Nevada

Public Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited public health schools in Nevada. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public health in the state of Nevada, which encompasses public health training at the following levels:


  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Public Health Employment

Nevada 2,910
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Nevada

2,960 3,130 3,050 2,830 2,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Health is a shrinking field in Nevada. There were 50 less public health professionals working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has shrunk by 2%. This is slower than the trend for public health professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$60,403 $65,463 $68,933 $72,703 $72,757
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public health professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public health professionals are increasing in Nevada. Public health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,403 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $72,757 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Nevada

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Nevada, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public health. The pay differential between the highest paid public health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 165%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Nevada

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

Public health professionals in Nevada earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


As the number of public health professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited public health schools in Nevada state is increasing. In 2006, 25 students graduated from public health courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 45 students graduated.

Thus there was a 80% percent increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. 60% of these graduates received a master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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