Iowa Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a Iowa Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $59,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Iowa saw a solid number of companies featuring over 1,308 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

Iowa Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $59,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The University of Iowa, UnityPoint Health, Trinity Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior 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 $90,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of Iowa offering Full-time with Entry Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $60,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Senior One Care, LLC., Hillcrest Family Services, Oak Street Health, UnityPoint Health, and Deer Oaks Mental Health Associates offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, and Contract with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $61,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HDR, Davey Tree, DuPont, Genesis Health System, and Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold offering Full-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $62,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $41,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hy-Vee, Inc., TreeHouse Foods, Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc., Monogram Food Solutions, and Mercy Cedar Rapids offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $36,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CVS Health, Mediacom Communications Corporation, Iowa Select Farms, Genesis Health System, and Catholic Health Initiatives offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $52,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Midwest Health, Healthcare Services Group, UnityPoint Health, AngMar Medical Holdings, Inc., and Graham Construction Company offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $35,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Securitas Security Services USA, UnityPoint Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, Trinity Health, and Hillcrest Family Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $62,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Iowa Primary Care Association, Matrix Medical Network, Christian Homes, Compassus, and Trinity Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $44,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Iowa are 2% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HDR, Iowa Select Farms, Muscatine Power and Water, Agropur, Inc., and Iowa Department of Administrative Services offering Full-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Iowa Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,308 jobs for various types of Iowa Public Health workers with most employers looking for Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Genesis Health System 189 jobs
The University of Iowa 46 jobs
UnityPoint Health 37 jobs
Trinity Health 35 jobs
Catholic Health Initiatives 25 jobs
Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, Inc. 23 jobs
United States Postal Service 23 jobs
A-1 CAREERS 23 jobs
Mercy Sioux City 20 jobs
Ottumwa Regional Health Center 19 jobs
Mercy Dubuque 19 jobs
WHEATON FRANCISCAN HEALTHCARE 15 jobs
Immanuel 13 jobs
Hy-Vee, Inc. 13 jobs
Master Builders of Iowa 13 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 1,308 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Davenport, IA 201 jobs
Des Moines, IA 142 jobs
Dubuque, IA 97 jobs
Iowa City, IA 67 jobs
Cedar Rapids, IA 57 jobs
West Des Moines, IA 36 jobs
Waterloo, IA 31 jobs
Sioux City, IA 27 jobs
Ottumwa, IA 25 jobs
Council Bluffs, IA 25 jobs
Mason City, IA 21 jobs
Bettendorf, IA 19 jobs
Ames, IA 16 jobs
Cedar Falls, IA 14 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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