Colorado Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a Colorado Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $53,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Colorado saw a solid number of companies featuring over 2,694 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 Senior Level.

Colorado Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $53,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Children's Hospital Colorado, Jeffco Public Schools, State of Colorado, ISYS Technologies, and Safeway offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry 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 $82,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Colorado, Denver Health, ERP International, LLC, CPC Clinical Research, and Favorite Healthcare Staffing offering Full-time 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 $54,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HealthSouth, Interim HealthCare, Children's Hospital Colorado, A Wiser Mind, and Maple Star offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $55,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were GHG Corporation, HDR, Tetra Tech, Colorado State University, and Navarro Research and Engineering offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Internship, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $56,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Colorado Department of Human Services offering Full-time and Part-time with required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $37,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Honor Society, Boston Market, Community College of Aurora, National Guard, and Boston Market Corporation offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $32,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UCHealth, CSL Plasma, CSL Behring, CVS Health, and Kindred At Home offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $47,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO, AstraZeneca, Erickson Living, Colorado Department of Human Services, and Children's Hospital Colorado offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $32,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Citywide Home Loans, Guild Mortgage, Correctional Health Partners, Charles Schwab, and SCIS offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $56,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were PENROSE HOSPITAL, Optimal Home Care, Inc., Correctional Health Partners, Denver Health, and Inspiration Field offering Full-time, Part-time, Internship, and Temporary 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 $39,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Colorado are 11% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CH2M, Golder Associates, Colorado Department of Human Services, City of Loveland, and Planet Forward offering Full-time, Temporary, Contract, Internship, and Part-time with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Colorado Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 2,694 jobs for various types of Colorado Public Health workers with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Denver Health 233 jobs
Denver Public Schools 174 jobs
University of Colorado 133 jobs
Colorado Department of Human Services 103 jobs
Children's Hospital Colorado 86 jobs
Jeffco Public Schools 43 jobs
State of Colorado 38 jobs
ISYS Technologies 36 jobs
Safeway 35 jobs
Medtronic 34 jobs
Vivage 34 jobs
HSS, Inc. 27 jobs
AmeriCorps 27 jobs
National Vision, Inc. 26 jobs
Jefferson Center for Mental Health 23 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 2,694 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Denver, CO 967 jobs
Aurora, CO 257 jobs
Colorado Springs, CO 140 jobs
Boulder, CO 84 jobs
Lakewood, CO 63 jobs
Fort Collins, CO 61 jobs
Greeley, CO 51 jobs
Pueblo, CO 39 jobs
Littleton, CO 39 jobs
Longmont, CO 37 jobs
Golden, CO 36 jobs
Centennial, CO 35 jobs
Englewood, CO 31 jobs
Wheat Ridge, CO 30 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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