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

Average Salary of a DC Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $75,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in DC saw a solid number of companies featuring over 5,277 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

DC Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $75,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Harris Teeter, Safeway, Dimensions Healthcare System, ISYS Technologies, and The Kenjya-Trusant Group, LLC offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission 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 Nurse
  10. Water Treatment Specialist

Biostatistician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Biostatistician $116,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were EMMES, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Cherokee Nation Businesses, George Washington University, and Geisinger Health System offering Full-time, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $76,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Amedisys, Inc., Children’s National Medical Center, Family Matters of Greater Washington, Quadrant, Inc., and Comprehensive Health Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $78,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Noblis, Natural Resources Defense Council, ICF, Tetra Tech, and Noblis NSP, LLC offering Full-time, Temporary, Internship, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $80,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were General Dynamics Information Technology, AstraZeneca, Cherokee Nation Businesses, WESTAT, and Avalere Health offering Full-time, Internship, and Part-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $52,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Jones Networking, Marine Forecaster, Gilead Sciences, Management Recruiters of Raleigh, and WSSC offering Full-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $46,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, Leidos, Children’s National Medical Center, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, and SoBran offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $67,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Glory Days Grill, Erickson Living, Dimensions Healthcare System, and Compass Group USA offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $45,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Central Intelligence Agency, PAE, Wexford Health Sources, Inc., Allied Universal, and Genesis Healthcare offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, Internship, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $79,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Professional Performance Development Group, Clinical Management Consultants, Dimensions Healthcare System, Spectrum Healthcare Resources, and Children’s National Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $56,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 25% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were SoBran, HDR, Arcadis:US, Children’s National Medical Center, and WSSC offering Full-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of DC Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 5,277 jobs for various types of DC Public Health workers with most employers looking for Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Adventist HealthCare 297 jobs
Leidos 117 jobs
Booz Allen Hamilton 116 jobs
Harris Teeter 86 jobs
Safeway 77 jobs
Dimensions Healthcare System 68 jobs
ISYS Technologies 58 jobs
The Kenjya-Trusant Group, LLC 41 jobs
Sapient Government Services (US) 40 jobs
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital 40 jobs
Avalere Health 37 jobs
Knowesis Inc. 36 jobs
Defense Point Security 35 jobs
AARP 34 jobs
Oak Ridge Associated Universities 34 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 5,277 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Washington, DC 1947 jobs
Rockville, MD 436 jobs
Bethesda, MD 271 jobs
Arlington, VA 266 jobs
Silver Spring, MD 189 jobs
Alexandria, VA 177 jobs
McLean, VA 132 jobs
Gaithersburg, MD 95 jobs
Falls Church, VA 79 jobs
Reston, VA 79 jobs
Chantilly, VA 72 jobs
Fairfax, VA 70 jobs
Takoma Park, MD 69 jobs
Herndon, VA 66 jobs
Springfield, VA 44 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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