North Carolina Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a North Carolina Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $57,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in North Carolina saw a solid number of companies featuring over 3,564 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

North Carolina Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $57,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Luihn Companies, Consulate Health Care, North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, Novant Health, and Speechcenter, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid 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 $88,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UNC Charlotte, QuintilesIMS, Clinipace Worldwide, Resolvit, LLC, and UNC-Chapel Hill offering Full-time, Contract, Internship, 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 $58,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were RHA Health Services, UNC Health Care, Mission Health, North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, and Wake Forest Baptist 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 $59,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were University of North Carolina Wilmington, VHB, North Carolina State University, Terracon, and Applied Research Associates, Inc offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $61,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, State of North Carolina, and Covance offering Full-time with Mid Level and Senior Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $40,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Joseph Michaels International, Pentair, East Carolina University, The Vincit Group, and JR Leonard Construction Company offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $35,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Cone Health, Novant Health, Maxim Healthcare Services, Mission Health, and CSL Behring offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship 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 $51,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Asheville Specialty Hospital, Park Ridge Health- Adventist Health System, Frye Regional Medical Center, and Fresenius Medical Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $34,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Vidant Health, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, DSI Security Services, SavaSeniorCare, and MetLife offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $60,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Consulate Health Care, Therapeutic Alternatives, Cone Health, Choice Health Management Services, and Brookdale 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 $42,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The Smithfield Packing Co., Emergency Medicine Physicians, ChemTrade Logistics, Morrison Supply Company, and EmergeOrtho-OrthoWilmington offering Full-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Top Employers of North Carolina Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 3,564 jobs for various types of North Carolina Public Health workers with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Harris Teeter 208 jobs
Luihn Companies 98 jobs
Consulate Health Care 94 jobs
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources 89 jobs
Novant Health 84 jobs
Speechcenter, Inc. 73 jobs
State of North Carolina 61 jobs
Carolinas HealthCare System 56 jobs
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions 47 jobs
UNC-Chapel Hill 47 jobs
Cracker Barrel 40 jobs
East Carolina University 38 jobs
Cone Health 33 jobs
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center 31 jobs
Hawthorne Residential Partners 29 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 3,564 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Charlotte, NC 428 jobs
Raleigh, NC 217 jobs
New Hanover County, NC 212 jobs
Durham, NC 147 jobs
Winston-Salem, NC 137 jobs
Greensboro, NC 113 jobs
Chapel Hill, NC 110 jobs
Wilmington, NC 88 jobs
Cary, NC 85 jobs
Asheville, NC 78 jobs
Greenville, NC 72 jobs
Gastonia, NC 54 jobs
Fayetteville, NC 52 jobs
High Point, NC 51 jobs
Kannapolis, NC 31 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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