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Public Health Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 2 public health schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public health and public health education in Portland, which includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Public Health Employment

Portland 3,400
Oregon 5,410

Exactly 3,400 of the 5,410 public health professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 38% growth in the number of public health professionals. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Public Health employment growth

4,480 4,670 5,280 5,300 5,410
2,470 2,730 3,180 3,120 3,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$64,873 $67,317 $69,290 $72,573 $71,037
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of public health professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for public health professionals have also increased. In 2010 Portland public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $71,037. The average salary for public health professionals in Portland was $64,873 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Portland

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

Public health professionals in Portland earn a median salary of $66,100 per year. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,393 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,480 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Portland

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

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Portland


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

Public Health Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's public health schools offer 5 public health degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Portland


Approximately 229 students completed public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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