Kansas Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a Kansas Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $55,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Kansas saw a solid number of companies featuring over 980 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

Kansas Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $55,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Unlisted Company, Rural Health Education and Services, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, Netsmart Technologies, and Midwest Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid 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 $84,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were QuintilesIMS offering Full-time with Entry Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $55,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were KVC Health Systems, Inc, The University of Kansas Hospital, Saint Francis Community Services, Aegis Therapies, and Via Christi Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $57,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kansas State University, HDR, 3coast, Amec Foster Wheeler, and Compass Minerals offering Full-time with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $58,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The University of Kansas Hospital and Dept of Health & Environment offering Full-time with Mid Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $38,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kansas Dept of Agriculture, Kansas Department of Agriculture, Topeka Housing Authority, Hy-Vee, and Springhill Suites by Marriott offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $33,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CVS Health, CSL Behring, CSL Plasma, Stormont-Vail HealthCare, and Via Christi Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission 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 $49,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were St. Francis Health Center, Topeka, KS, Healthcare Services Group, Midwest Health, Midland Care, and Overland Park Regional Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry 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 Kansas are 9% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Securitas, Shawnee Mission Medical Center – Adventist Health System, GraceMed Health Clinic, Inc., Titan Protection and Consulting, Inc., and Saint Luke's Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $57,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Kansas are 9% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Via Christi Health, Omega Senior Living, Encompass Home Health, Brookdale, and Unlisted Company offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with 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 Kansas are 9% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Pentair, Stantec, Physical Therapy – College Park Family Care, and Black & Veatch offering Full-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Kansas Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 980 jobs for various types of Kansas Public Health workers with most employers looking for Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Unlisted Company 85 jobs
Rural Health Education and Services 50 jobs
Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools 34 jobs
Netsmart Technologies 33 jobs
Midwest Health 28 jobs
Medicalodges, Inc. 20 jobs
CRH-Oldcastle 18 jobs
AmeriCorps 18 jobs
Dept of Health & Environment 16 jobs
Fort Hays State University 16 jobs
City of Wichita 14 jobs
The University of Kansas Hospital 13 jobs
Via Christi Health 13 jobs
Shawnee Mission Medical Center – Adventist Health System 11 jobs
Kansas Dept of Agriculture 10 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 980 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Shawnee County, KS 141 jobs
Overland Park, KS 111 jobs
Kansas City, KS 86 jobs
Wichita, KS 79 jobs
Topeka, KS 55 jobs
Salina, KS 38 jobs
Manhattan, KS 36 jobs
Lenexa, KS 23 jobs
Lawrence, KS 22 jobs
Hays, KS 21 jobs
Olathe, KS 17 jobs
Garden City, KS 16 jobs
Hutchinson, KS 15 jobs
Shawnee Mission, KS 11 jobs
Junction City, KS 10 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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