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

Average Salary of a Oregon Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $58,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Oregon saw a solid number of companies featuring over 1,762 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 Mid Level.

Oregon Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $58,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Safeway, Oregon Health & Science University, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health System, and University of Oregon offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, 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 $89,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Cytel, Providence Health & Services, and Novella Clinical offering Full-time and Contract 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 $59,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Trillium Family Services, Kaiser Permanente, Cascadia Behavioral Health, Asante, and Catholic Health Initiatives offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $60,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were HDR, VWR, The Nature Conservancy, Parametrix, Inc., and Oregon Health & Science University offering Full-time, Temporary, Internship, and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior 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 Oregon are 3% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Clinical Management Consultants and AmeriCorps offering Full-time with Entry 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 Oregon are 3% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ATI, Gilead Sciences, Gilead, New Seasons Market, and Polar Corporation offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid 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 Oregon are 3% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Safeway, Providence Health & Services, Oregon Health & Science University, Banfield Pet Hospital, and Legacy Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission 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 $52,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fortis, PeaceHealth, Catholic Health Initiatives, Blue Mountain Hospital District, and Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $35,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were State of Oregon, Oregon Health & Science University, Gateway Mortgage Group LLC, Clinical Management Consultants, and Guild Mortgage offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission 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 $61,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kaiser Permanente Northwest, American Red Cross, Providence Health & Services, PeaceHealth, and Lincoln County, OR offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $43,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Bend Memorial Clinic, PC, Providence Health & Services, National Guard, CH2M, and Home Forward offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Oregon Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,762 jobs for various types of Oregon Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
State of Oregon 122 jobs
Safeway 94 jobs
Oregon Health & Science University 72 jobs
Kaiser Permanente 47 jobs
Legacy Health System 38 jobs
University of Oregon 35 jobs
Providence Health & Services 35 jobs
American Red Cross 29 jobs
Albertsons 24 jobs
AmeriCorps 24 jobs
PeaceHealth 23 jobs
Addus HealthCare, Inc. 21 jobs
Asante 19 jobs
OCHIN 18 jobs
Matrix Medical Network 15 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 1,762 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Portland, OR 535 jobs
Salem, OR 114 jobs
Eugene, OR 110 jobs
Medford, OR 60 jobs
Clackamas, OR 38 jobs
Bend, OR 38 jobs
Beaverton, OR 36 jobs
Hillsboro, OR 34 jobs
Corvallis, OR 31 jobs
Springfield, OR 30 jobs
Roseburg, OR 25 jobs
Coos Bay, OR 17 jobs
Oregon City, OR 17 jobs
Tigard, OR 17 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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