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

Average Salary of a Florida Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $56,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Florida saw a solid number of companies featuring over 5,426 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 Mid Level.

Florida Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $56,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Florida Hospital Medical Group- Adventist Health System, University of South Florida, Florida Physicians Medical Group, Charter Schools USA, and Health Care District of Palm Beach County offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior 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 $86,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of South Florida, University of Miami, Novella Clinical, Beckman Coulter, and The Jaeb Center for Health Research offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $57,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Amedisys, Inc., HealthSouth, Aegis Therapies, Children’s Home Society of Florida, and Chapters Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $58,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Beckman Coulter, Aquatic Systems Inc, Gresham, Smith and Partners., Terracon, and South Florida Water Management offering Full-time, Internship, Contract, Part-time, Temporary, and Commission with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $59,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WiredPeople, Inc., University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center, The Jaeb Center for Health Research, and University of Miami offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $39,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genpak, Gilead, ISN CORPORATION, SYSCO, and Gilead Sciences offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Internship, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $34,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, CVS Health, BayCare, Florida Hospital, and University of Miami offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $50,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Reliant Rehabilitation, Nuvista Living, Florida Hospital, Coast Dental Services, LLC, and Nemours 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 $33,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Allied Universal, G4S, DSI Security Services, Wexford Health Sources, Inc., and Securitas offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission 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 $58,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Health Care District of Palm Beach County, Catholic Hospice, Consulate Health Care, Florida Hospital Medical Group- Adventist Health System, and Florida Physicians Medical Group offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $41,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Florida are 7% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were NantHealth, Collier County, FL, Sarasota County Government, Buckeye Plumbing, Inc., and Clinical Management Consultants offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Florida Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 5,426 jobs for various types of Florida Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Consulate Health Care 546 jobs
Luihn Companies 120 jobs
University of Florida 105 jobs
Florida Hospital Medical Group- Adventist Health System 95 jobs
University of South Florida 91 jobs
Florida Physicians Medical Group 89 jobs
Charter Schools USA 89 jobs
Health Care District of Palm Beach County 76 jobs
Broward Health Corporate 74 jobs
Catholic Hospice 70 jobs
National Vision, Inc. 67 jobs
Cracker Barrel 58 jobs
Florida Hospital 57 jobs
Brookdale 48 jobs
University of Miami 46 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 5,426 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Tampa, FL 414 jobs
Orlando, FL 368 jobs
Jacksonville, FL 338 jobs
Miami, FL 305 jobs
Fort Lauderdale, FL 260 jobs
Gainesville, FL 133 jobs
Sarasota, FL 114 jobs
Fort Myers, FL 108 jobs
Lakeland, FL 85 jobs
West Palm Beach, FL 80 jobs
Saint Petersburg, FL 77 jobs
Naples, FL 73 jobs
Pensacola, FL 72 jobs
Tallahassee, FL 72 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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