California 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 California. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring Public Health workers and more.

Average Salary of a California Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $64,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in California saw a solid number of companies featuring over 14,832 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

California Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $64,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sutter Health, County of San Mateo, Valley Presbyterian, Rite Aid, and Kaiser Permanente offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior 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 Nurse
  10. Water Treatment Specialist

Biostatistician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Biostatistician $99,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Propeller Health, Gilead Sciences, Gilead, City Of Hope, and Genomic Health offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $65,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Pacific Clinics, County of San Mateo, Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources, Sutter Health, and CHE Psychological Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $67,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, HDR, Rincon Consultants, Inc., Beckman Coulter, and SCIEX offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $68,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Kaiser Permanente, UCLA Health, UC San Diego, and Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $45,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were AMTIS Inc, Gilead Sciences, Gilead, Mission Foods, and The Carving Board offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $39,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, 1 Legacy, UCLA Health, Providence Health & Services, and Northridge Hospital Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $57,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Valley Presbyterian, Sutter Health, Satellite Healthcare, Antelope Valley Hospital, and City Of Hope offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $39,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Securitas, Allied Universal, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc, Cypress Private Security, and California State University offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $67,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Mercy Hospital Bakersfield, Kaiser Permanente, Palmdale Regional Medical Center, Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources, and Valley Presbyterian offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $48,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Securitas Security Services USA, Inc, VCA Antech, Inc., Glassdoor, Metro Water, and Metropolitan Water District of Southern California offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of California Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 14,832 jobs for various types of California Public Health workers with most employers looking for Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Kaiser Permanente 562 jobs
Safeway 247 jobs
UCLA Health 237 jobs
Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources 209 jobs
National Vision, Inc. 196 jobs
University of California San Francisco 157 jobs
Dignity Health Medical Foundation Regional Affiliates 154 jobs
Fitbit 130 jobs
California State University 127 jobs
STARS Behavioral Health Group 104 jobs
Medtronic 102 jobs
Sutter Health 96 jobs
County of San Mateo 95 jobs
Valley Presbyterian 84 jobs
Rite Aid 78 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 14,832 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Los Angeles, CA 1508 jobs
San Francisco, CA 1351 jobs
San Diego, CA 611 jobs
Oakland, CA 444 jobs
Sacramento, CA 390 jobs
San Jose, CA 356 jobs
Redwood City, CA 185 jobs
Santa Rosa, CA 166 jobs
Long Beach, CA 162 jobs
Irvine, CA 153 jobs
Orange, CA 139 jobs
Pasadena, CA 139 jobs
Fresno, CA 136 jobs
Riverside, CA 132 jobs

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

Robert Sanchez
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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