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Public Health Schools
In Washington DC

There are 4 public health schools in Washington for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Washington, and the future trends. Academia in public health includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Public Health Employment

Washington DC 7,480
Washington DC 3,280

Exactly 7,480 of the 3,280 public health professionals employed in Washington DC, work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public health professionals in Washington has grown by 25%. As the employment for public health professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Public Health employment growth

3,020 3,080 3,500 3,230 3,280
5,990 6,250 7,120 7,060 7,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$65,530 $69,843 $73,270 $76,633 $80,070
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

As the number of public health professionals in Washington has grown, salaries for public health professionals have also increased. Washington public health professionals made $80,070 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public health professionals in Washington was $65,530 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Washington DC

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

Public health professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $74,537. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 165%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,177 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $122,477 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Washington DC

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

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

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Washington DC


Many of Washington's public health professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited public health schools in the city.

Public Health Programs Offered In Washington DC


There are a total of 15 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by Washington's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Washington DC


In 2010 approximately 353 students completed public health courses.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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