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In Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence has only one school where public health faculty can find employment. The trends in Providence'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:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Public Health Employment

Providence 2,810
Rhode Island 1,870

Exactly 2,810 of the 1,870 public health professionals employed in Rhode Island, work in Providence. The number of public health professionals in Providence has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for public health professionals in Providence has increased, overall employment in Providence has also increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Public Health employment growth

1,510 1,650 1,570 1,610 1,870
2,370 2,190 2,240 2,570 2,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$60,910 $64,180 $68,073 $70,623 $72,583
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

Salaries for public health professionals in Providence have increased. In 2010 Providence public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,583. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public health professionals in Providence was $60,910 per year. The growth in the salary of public health professionals in Providence is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Providence

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Providence public health professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,677. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,393 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 140% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Providence

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

On average public health professionals in Providence earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Providence.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Providence


Many of Providence's public health professionals are graduates of the only accredited public health school in the city.

Public Health Programs Offered In Providence


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by Providence's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Providence


In 2010 approximately 54 students completed public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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