Mississippi Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a Mississippi Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $62,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Mississippi saw a solid number of companies featuring over 400 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Temporary, and Contract while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

Mississippi Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $62,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fidelis Partners, South Central Regional Medical Center, ECI Health Care Partners, Inc. – Non Medical, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, and Keystone Peer Review offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Temporary, and Contract 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 $96,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The University of Mississippi Medical Center offering Full-time with required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $64,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Curo Health Services, SouthernCare, Inc., Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, Anderson Regional Medical Center, and Kindred At Home offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $65,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were St. Dominic Hospital, Bennett Aerospace Inc., HHS, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and ENSAFE offering Full-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $66,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The University of Mississippi Medical Center offering Full-time with Mid Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $44,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were National Guard, Starkville Country Club, and Marine Forecaster offering Part-time, Commission, and Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $38,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Rite Aid, Envision Healthcare, CVS Health, Group 1 Automotive, and 025 – Delta Division offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary 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 $56,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were STG International, Anderson Regional Medical Center, Sodexo Inc., Bolivar Medical Center, and Comforcare Senior Services – Columbus 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 $38,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Gifted Healthcare, Allied Universal, STG International, Management & Training Corporation, and HealthSouth offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $66,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ECI Health Care Partners, Inc. – Non Medical, St. Dominic Hospital, Cleveland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC, Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation, and Intrepid USA offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $47,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 5% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were National Guard, Kinder Morgan, and Signature Performance, Inc offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Mississippi Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 400 jobs for various types of Mississippi Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
St. Dominic Hospital 46 jobs
Envision Healthcare 23 jobs
Compassus 22 jobs
Matrix Medical Network 17 jobs
Cracker Barrel 13 jobs
United States Postal Service 12 jobs
Consulate Health Care 11 jobs
Fidelis Partners 7 jobs
South Central Regional Medical Center 7 jobs
ECI Health Care Partners, Inc. – Non Medical 6 jobs
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation 5 jobs
Keystone Peer Review 5 jobs
KeyPoint Government Solutions 4 jobs
Medtronic 4 jobs
AmeriCorps 4 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 400 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Jackson, MS 98 jobs
Gulfport, MS 16 jobs
Meridian, MS 16 jobs
Southaven, MS 13 jobs
Hattiesburg, MS 13 jobs
Natchez, MS 12 jobs
Winona, MS 12 jobs
Vicksburg, MS 11 jobs
Columbus, MS 10 jobs
Biloxi, MS 9 jobs
Laurel, MS 9 jobs
Brookhaven, MS 7 jobs
Booneville, MS 6 jobs
Ripley, MS 6 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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