Arkansas Public Health Salary Outlook

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This page provides you with a complete overview of the Public Health field in the state of Arkansas. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring Public Health workers and more.

Average Salary of a Arkansas Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $61,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Arkansas saw a solid number of companies featuring over 673 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

Arkansas Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $61,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Arkansas, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Baptist Health, Acadia Healthcare Facilities, and Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Additional Salaries by Area

In this section explore additional details on the following areas within Public Health:

  1. Biostatistician
  2. Clinical Social Worker
  3. Environmental Scientist
  4. Epidemiologist
  5. Food Inspector
  6. Health Technician
  7. Infection Control Manager
  8. Medical Officer
  9. Public Health LPN Nurse
  10. Water Treatment Specialist

Biostatistician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Biostatistician $94,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $62,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were White County Medical Center, Catholic Health Initiatives, Mercy, Kindred At Home, and HealthSouth offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $63,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HDR, Tyson Foods, Inc., National Oilwell Varco, Arkansas Department of Health, and Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality offering Full-time, Internship, Commission, and Part-time with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $65,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Arkansas Department of Health offering Full-time with Entry Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $42,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were US Pizza Co, National Guard, Berry Plastics Corporation, Conagra Brands, and Butterball, LLC offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $37,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Arkansas, Sparks Health System, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, Springwoods Behavioral Health, and Kindred At Home offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, Internship, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $54,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, RAMJAC Healthcare, Reliant Rehabilitation, Urgent Team, and Catholic Health Initiatives offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were MedExpress, Gifted Healthcare, G4S, Integrated Care Professionals, and Washington Regional offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $64,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Integrated Care Professionals, Intrepid USA, ECI Health Care Partners, Inc. – Non Medical, Arkansas Hospice, Inc., and VISTA Staffing Solutions offering Full-time, Part-time, and Commission with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $45,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Regional Home Care, National Guard, Layne, and Parsons Corporation offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Arkansas Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 673 jobs for various types of Arkansas Public Health workers with most employers looking for Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
University of Arkansas 49 jobs
Arkansas Department of Human Services 31 jobs
Baptist Health 30 jobs
Acadia Healthcare Facilities 29 jobs
Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care 26 jobs
Mercy 17 jobs
Methodist Family Health 15 jobs
Arkansas Department of Health 14 jobs
Pathfinder, Inc. 13 jobs
ECI Health Care Partners, Inc. – Non Medical 13 jobs
Elite Home Health 13 jobs
Cracker Barrel 12 jobs
Matrix Medical Network 12 jobs
AmeriCorps 11 jobs
Catholic Health Initiatives 10 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 673 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Little Rock, AR 166 jobs
Fayetteville, AR 84 jobs
Fort Smith, AR 27 jobs
North Little Rock, AR 26 jobs
Conway, AR 21 jobs
Springdale, AR 20 jobs
Jonesboro, AR 16 jobs
Pine Bluff, AR 15 jobs
Bentonville, AR 15 jobs
Benton, AR 11 jobs
Jacksonville, AR 11 jobs
Hot Springs, AR 11 jobs
Searcy, AR 8 jobs
Texarkana, AR 7 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of January, 2017.

Written by Robert Sanchez
Robert Sanchez is HealthGrad.com's Chief Editorialist. Robert Sanchez has over 10 years experience in the Healthcare field and more recently has become an avid writer advising on career and job topics in this exciting field.

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