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

Average Salary of a Rhode Island Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $54,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Rhode Island saw a solid number of companies featuring over 339 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

Rhode Island Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $54,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The State of Rhode Island, Westerly Public Schools, Rite Aid, Aramark, and ReadyNurse offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Commission 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 $84,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Brown University offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $55,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Seven Hills Foundation, LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER, White County Medical Center, and HopeHealth 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 $57,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Eurofins, Triumvirate, Triumvirate Environmental, and University of Rhode Island offering Full-time, Internship, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $58,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were JSI offering Full-time with Entry Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $38,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The State of Rhode Island offering Full-time with Entry Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $33,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were BALISE MOTOR SALES COMPANY, CVS Health, Fresenius Medical Care, Brookdale, and Magellan Health 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 $49,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ABM Healthcare Support Services, Coastal Medical, Wingate Healthcare, Lifespan, and Care Resource offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $33,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER, CharterCARE Health Partners, T-Solutions, Inc., Embrace Home Loans, and Genesis Healthcare offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract 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 $57,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ReadyNurse, Coastal Medical, Lifespan, Meeting Street, and Westerly Public Schools 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 $40,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 9% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The State of Rhode Island offering Full-time with required.

Top Employers of Rhode Island Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 339 jobs for various types of Rhode Island Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
The Providence Center 35 jobs
Seven Hills Foundation 22 jobs
Lifespan 17 jobs
The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc. 15 jobs
Greater Providence YMCA 12 jobs
Atria Harborhill 10 jobs
The State of Rhode Island 8 jobs
Westerly Public Schools 6 jobs
Rite Aid 5 jobs
Aramark 4 jobs
ReadyNurse 4 jobs
Meeting Street 4 jobs
Brown University 4 jobs
RISD – Rhode Island School of Design 3 jobs
University Medicine Foundation Inc 3 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 339 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Providence, RI 130 jobs
Warwick, RI 14 jobs
Woonsocket, RI 13 jobs
Pawtucket, RI 11 jobs
East Providence, RI 9 jobs
Westerly, RI 9 jobs
North Smithfield, RI 6 jobs
Middletown, RI 6 jobs
Cranston, RI 6 jobs
Newport, RI 6 jobs
Barrington, RI 5 jobs
Rhode Island, RI 5 jobs
Cumberland, RI 5 jobs
Smithfield, RI 5 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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