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

Average Salary of a New Jersey Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $65,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in New Jersey saw a solid number of companies featuring over 2,164 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 Mid Level.

New Jersey Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $65,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Rite Aid, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Matrix Medical Network, Alaris Health, and MedExpress offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry 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 $100,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Tunnell Consulting, inVentiv Health Clinical, Aequor Technologies, BioPoint, and Commtech Services Inc offering Full-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $66,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were GenPsych Adolescent Program, CFG Health Network, Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River, Execu | Search, and Hackensack University Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $67,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were VWR, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Rutgers University, Amec Foster Wheeler, and Eurofins offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $69,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Rutgers University, Talent Health Recuiters, and Bayer offering Full-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 $45,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Nuts.com, C&D Technical Services, Inc., EST Recruiting Group, LLC, Global Employment Solutions, and Turning Point offering Full-time and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $40,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were MERIDIAN HEALTH, Fresenius Medical Care, Banfield Pet Hospital, Atlantic Health System, and CVS Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract 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 $58,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Reliant Rehabilitation, Genesis Healthcare, Erickson Living, Clinical Management Consultants, and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $39,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Embrace Home Loans, SOS Security LLC, Erickson Living, Genesis Healthcare, and Hunterdon Health Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $68,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ReadyNurse, Allies, Inc., Clinical Management Consultants, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Maxim Healthcare Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $48,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Amec Foster Wheeler, Ocean County Utilities Authority, Suez in North America, SUEZ, and Arcadis:US offering Full-time with Mid Level and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of New Jersey Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 2,164 jobs for various types of New Jersey Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Rutgers University 163 jobs
Rite Aid 75 jobs
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 54 jobs
Matrix Medical Network 44 jobs
Alaris Health 40 jobs
MedExpress 37 jobs
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide 33 jobs
Lourdes Health System 23 jobs
Rowan University 20 jobs
Delta-T Group Woodbridge, NJ 20 jobs
Barnabas Health 19 jobs
East Orange General Hospital 19 jobs
Capital Health 19 jobs
Quest Diagnostics 19 jobs
Petco 18 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 2,164 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Newark, NJ 214 jobs
Princeton, NJ 91 jobs
New Brunswick, NJ 66 jobs
Parsippany, NJ 57 jobs
Trenton, NJ 52 jobs
Jersey City, NJ 47 jobs
Bridgewater, NJ 33 jobs
Summit, NJ 30 jobs
Morristown, NJ 30 jobs
Paterson, NJ 29 jobs
Camden, NJ 29 jobs
Secaucus, NJ 24 jobs
Piscataway, NJ 23 jobs
Edison, NJ 23 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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