South Dakota Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a South Dakota Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $45,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in South Dakota saw a solid number of companies featuring over 355 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Contract, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, and Commission while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

South Dakota Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $45,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WR Hospitality, Indian Health Service, Midwestern Mechanical Inc., Sanford Health, and United States Postal Service offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, and Commission 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 $70,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $46,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Regional Health, Aegis Therapies, Avera McKennan Hospital, Unlisted Company, and Sanford Health offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $47,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were South Dakota State Government, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, The Executive Group, HDR, and American Engineering Testing Inc offering Full-time, Contract, and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $48,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $31,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ISN Corporation offering Part-time and Full-time with Entry Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $28,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were The Nature Conservancy, South Dakota State Government, Sanford Health, Shopko, and Costello Companies offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $40,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Healthcare Services Group, Regional Health, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Aviands Food & Services Management, and STG International Inc offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $27,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were South Dakota State Government, G4S, Securitas, Aviation Security Management, and Indian Health Service offering Full-time, Part-time, 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 $47,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Sanford Health, The Inn on Westport, South Dakota State Government, LifeScape, and Indian Health Service offering Full-time, Part-time, 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 $33,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were offering with required.

Top Employers of South Dakota Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 355 jobs for various types of South Dakota Public Health workers with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Sanford Health 70 jobs
South Dakota State Government 44 jobs
Colonial Life 36 jobs
TriTech & Zuercher Technologies 16 jobs
Regional Health 14 jobs
WR Hospitality 9 jobs
Indian Health Service 9 jobs
Midwestern Mechanical Inc. 8 jobs
United States Postal Service 7 jobs
AmeriCorps 6 jobs
The Nature Conservancy 6 jobs
South Dakota State University 6 jobs
LifeScape 6 jobs
The Inn on Westport 5 jobs
Transportation Security Administration 4 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 355 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Sioux Falls, SD 150 jobs
Rapid City, SD 49 jobs
Pierre, SD 22 jobs
Aberdeen, SD 14 jobs
Brookings, SD 10 jobs
Watertown, SD 10 jobs
Spearfish, SD 6 jobs
Clear Lake, SD 5 jobs
Yankton, SD 5 jobs
Mitchell, SD 4 jobs
Vermillion, SD 4 jobs
Sturgis, SD 3 jobs
Sisseton, SD 2 jobs
Hot Springs, SD 2 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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