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Public Health Schools In South Dakota

In South Dakota, there is only one accredited school where public health classes faculty can find employment. The trends in South Dakota's public health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public health includes public health training at the public health certificate level.


  1. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Public Health Employment

South Dakota 1,230
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In South Dakota

1,080 1,150 1,150 1,260 1,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public health professionals is growing in South Dakota. 150 more public health professionals were working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% growth in the field. 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 South Dakota

$50,457 $51,623 $53,577 $53,840 $54,880
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public health professionals are growing in South Dakota. Public health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $50,457 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,880 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in South Dakota

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This represents a 8% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of South Dakota, 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 120%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in South Dakota

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

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

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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