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

Average Salary of a Illinois 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 Illinois saw a solid number of companies featuring over 4,474 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, Temporary, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

Illinois 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Health System, Advocate Health Care, Northwestern University, Chicago Public Schools, and Athletico Physical Therapy offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, 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 $105,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were NorthShore University HealthSystem, Covance, CSL Behring, Northwestern University, and University of Illinois at Chicago offering Full-time with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Aegis Therapies, Oak Street Health, Presence Health, Riverside Medical Center, and Centegra Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Argonne National Laboratory, Beckman Coulter, Beckman Coulter, Inc., and CCC Information Services Inc. offering Full-time, Internship, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sinai Health System, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Astellas Pharmaceuticals, Education Development Center, and OSF Healthcare offering Full-time 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 $47,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Thorntons, NOW Foods, AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS, Peerless-AV, and AMTIS Inc offering Full-time, Contract, and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CSL Plasma, CSL Behring, Fresenius Medical Care, RML Specialty Hospital, and Banfield Pet Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, 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 $61,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Creative Financial Staffing, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Centegra Health System, Swedish Covenant Hosptial, and Aramark offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Senior Level, Entry 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 Illinois are 13% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, RML Specialty Hospital, Securitas, Titan Security Group, and G4S 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 $71,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Brookdale, Howard Brown Health, Addus HealthCare, Genesis Health System, and Presbyterian Homes offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission 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 $50,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 13% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Evoqua Water Technologies LLC (US), Chemtreat, Emergency Medicine Physicians, American Water, and City of Naperville offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Illinois Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 4,474 jobs for various types of Illinois Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
BJC HealthCare 137 jobs
Addus HealthCare, Inc. 135 jobs
Addus HomeCare 102 jobs
Genesis Health System 79 jobs
Advocate Health Care 60 jobs
Northwestern University 56 jobs
Chicago Public Schools 54 jobs
Athletico Physical Therapy 53 jobs
Walgreens 49 jobs
University of Chicago 48 jobs
Cook County Health & Hospitals System 46 jobs
SwedishAmerican Health System 44 jobs
Presence Health 40 jobs
SuperValu Inc. 38 jobs
Physicians Immediate Care 33 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 4,474 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Chicago, IL 1318 jobs
Belleville, IL 151 jobs
Rockford, IL 107 jobs
Deerfield, IL 63 jobs
Silvis, IL 61 jobs
Springfield, IL 56 jobs
Naperville, IL 51 jobs
Evanston, IL 49 jobs
Peoria, IL 46 jobs
Arlington Heights, IL 46 jobs
Aurora, IL 44 jobs
Schaumburg, IL 32 jobs
Lake Forest, IL 32 jobs
Crystal Lake, IL 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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