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

Average Salary of a Georgia Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $68,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Georgia saw a solid number of companies featuring over 3,131 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.

Georgia Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $68,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Tift Regional Health, National Vision, Inc., Cracker Barrel, St. Joseph’s/Candler, and Mayo Clinic offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, 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 $105,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ICF, DB Consulting Group, Inc., Novella Clinical, TEKSystems, and Northrop Grumman offering Full-time and Contract with Mid Level and Senior Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $69,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, HealthSouth, Amedisys, Inc., Southeast Permanente Medical Group, and MENTOR NETWORK offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $71,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Beckman Coulter, Beckman Coulter, Inc., Amec Foster Wheeler, and Noramco, Inc. offering Full-time, Contract, Temporary, and Part-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $72,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were American Cancer Society, CSTE, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, ICF, and Northside Hospital offering Full-time, Contract, Temporary, and Part-time with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $47,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Georgia Tech, Dantannas, Ga. Dept. of Agriculture, Piccadilly Restaurants, and Sugar Foods Corporation offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $42,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, CSL Behring, CSL Plasma, Grady Health System, and University Health Care System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission 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 $61,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University Health Care System, Mom365, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Hi Hope Service Center, Inc., and Emory Healthcare 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 $41,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Our Community Ambulance, Guild Mortgage, GIFTED Healthcare, The GEO Group, Inc., and Wellstar Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary 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 $72,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Columbus Regional Healthcare, Amedisys, Inc., Encompass Home Health, Eagle Applied Sciences, LLC, and East Metro Health District offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $51,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Shepherd Center, Kinder Morgan, State Utility Contractors, Century Associates, and Management Recruiters of Evergreen offering Full-time and Contract with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Georgia Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 3,131 jobs for various types of Georgia Public Health workers with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Cobb Hospital 224 jobs
Columbus Regional Healthcare 198 jobs
Tift Regional Health 54 jobs
National Vision, Inc. 50 jobs
Cracker Barrel 46 jobs
St. Joseph’s/Candler 45 jobs
Mayo Clinic 43 jobs
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta 39 jobs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 39 jobs
Gwinnett County Public Schools 37 jobs
Georgia Department of Public Health (GA) 34 jobs
Oak Ridge Associated Universities 33 jobs
Northside Hospital 29 jobs
Taziki's Cafe 27 jobs
Compassus 24 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 3,131 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Atlanta, GA 874 jobs
Columbus, GA 245 jobs
Austell, GA 226 jobs
Savannah, GA 117 jobs
Alpharetta, GA 73 jobs
Marietta, GA 70 jobs
Augusta, GA 69 jobs
Waycross, GA 51 jobs
Athens, GA 51 jobs
Brunswick, GA 44 jobs
Lawrenceville, GA 43 jobs
Decatur, GA 36 jobs
Roswell, GA 33 jobs
Norcross, GA 32 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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