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

Average Salary of a Massachusetts Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $72,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Massachusetts saw a solid number of companies featuring over 5,179 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

Massachusetts Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $72,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH), BAMSI, Inc., Medtronic, Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH), and Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission 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 $111,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Alkermes, Inc., Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH), Cytel, and Personify offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $73,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were MedOptions, South Bay Community Services, Vinfen, Aegis Therapies, and Lahey Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, 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 $75,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Johnson Matthey, Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pall, and Pfizer Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $76,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Commonwealth of Massachusetts, i3, Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH), UnitedHealth Group, and Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $50,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Commonwealth of Massachusetts, GreenKiss Staffing Solutions, Inc., Gilead, Gilead Sciences, and Employment 2000 offering Full-time, Part-time, and Commission with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $44,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER, Lahey Health, CVS Health, Fresenius Medical Care, and CHARLES RIVER LABORATORIES offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $64,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Mount Auburn Hospital, Perfect Dental, HealthAlliance Hospital, UMass Memorial Medical Center, and BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $43,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Healthcare, Securitas, SCIS, Allied Universal, and Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $76,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH), UMass Memorial Medical Center, HealthAlliance Hospital, Lahey Health, and Care Dimensions offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, 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 $54,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 20% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Crystal Springs Inc., Evoqua Water Technologies LLC (US), Clinical Management Consultants, C&W Services, and Cushman & Wakefield offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Massachusetts Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 5,179 jobs for various types of Massachusetts Public Health workers with most employers looking for Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Commonwealth of Massachusetts 522 jobs
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) 98 jobs
BAMSI, Inc. 95 jobs
Medtronic 87 jobs
Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH) 80 jobs
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) 58 jobs
Lahey Health 56 jobs
HealthAlliance Hospital 52 jobs
Cape Cod Healthcare 52 jobs
Vinfen 47 jobs
Community Healthlink 44 jobs
Harvard University 43 jobs
BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER 43 jobs
UMass Memorial Health Care 40 jobs
Fidelity House Inc 40 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 5,179 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Boston, MA 1285 jobs
Worcester, MA 233 jobs
Cambridge, MA 218 jobs
Northampton, MA 140 jobs
Springfield, MA 100 jobs
Somerville, MA 80 jobs
Danvers, MA 76 jobs
Waltham, MA 71 jobs
Quincy, MA 53 jobs
New Bedford, MA 53 jobs
Burlington, MA 52 jobs
Milford, MA 51 jobs
Framingham, MA 51 jobs
Brockton, MA 47 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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