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

Average Salary of a Louisiana Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $53,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Louisiana saw a solid number of companies featuring over 896 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Commission, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

Louisiana Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $53,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were FirstLine Schools, KIPP Foundation, ISYS Technologies, Premier Health Consultants, and Lafayette General Medical Center offering Full-time, Commission, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $82,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Ochsner Health System offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $54,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Dialysis Clinic, Inc, Aegis Therapies, Ochsner Health System, HealthSouth, and Unlisted Company offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $56,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Beckman Coulter, Beckman Coulter, Inc., WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Terracon, and Louisiana State Government offering Full-time, Commission, Contract, and Part-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $57,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Louisiana State Government, Louisiana Public Health Institute, and Terrebonne General Medical Center offering Full-time, Commission, and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $37,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Pentair offering Full-time with Entry 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 Louisiana are 11% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Ochsner Health System, Fresenius Medical Care, CSL Behring, CSL Plasma, and Banfield Pet Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary 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 $48,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Tulane Medical Center, STG International, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Dialysis Clinic, Inc, and Lafayette General Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $32,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Teche Regional Medical Center, Comprehensive Health Services, SCIS, Ochsner Health System, and Champion National Security offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary 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 $56,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Ochsner Health System, Consulate Health Care, STG International, Intrepid USA, and Lafayette General Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $40,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 11% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Louisiana State Government, Phoenix International Holdings, Inc., TETRA Technologies, Inc., St. Tammany Parish Government, and Ochsner Health System offering Full-time, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Louisiana Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 896 jobs for various types of Louisiana Public Health workers with most employers looking for Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Lafayette General Medical Center 58 jobs
Louisiana State University 55 jobs
Louisiana State Government 43 jobs
Ochsner Health System 31 jobs
St Romain Oil 31 jobs
Louisiana Public Health Institute 19 jobs
State of Louisiana 17 jobs
STG International 12 jobs
United States Postal Service 12 jobs
Tulane University 10 jobs
Cracker Barrel 10 jobs
FirstLine Schools 9 jobs
KIPP Foundation 9 jobs
ISYS Technologies 8 jobs
Premier Health Consultants 8 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 896 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
New Orleans, LA 186 jobs
Baton Rouge, LA 146 jobs
Lafayette, LA 78 jobs
Shreveport, LA 38 jobs
Alexandria, LA 27 jobs
Jefferson Parish, LA 25 jobs
Metairie, LA 22 jobs
Monroe, LA 18 jobs
Lake Charles, LA 14 jobs
Harvey, LA 13 jobs
Hammond, LA 11 jobs
Jena, LA 11 jobs
Bossier City, LA 11 jobs
Barksdale AFB, LA 10 jobs
Covington, LA 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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