Texas Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a Texas 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 Texas saw a solid number of companies featuring over 7,504 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 Entry Level.

Texas 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Dallas County, TX, AmeriCorps, National Vision, Inc., Dept of Aging & Disability Svc, and Houston Methodist offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Baylor College of Medicine, UT Health Science Center at Houston, Baylor Health Care, JPS Health Network, and Burnett Specialists offering Full-time and Contract with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Dept of State Health Services, Jordan Health Services, Envision Healthcare, Houston Methodist, and Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Arcadis:US, VWR, Gresham, Smith and Partners., Camris International, and Houston Methodist offering Full-time, Contract, Temporary, Part-time, Internship, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $62,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Texas are 3% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were UT Health Science Center at Houston, Chickasaw Nation Industries, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Hays County, and Dept of State Health Services offering Full-time and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Brewingz, LLC, Pro Staff, Pentair, Mission Foods, and National Guard offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Memorial Hermann, CVS Health, DaVita, Methodist Health System, and Group 1 Automotive offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were AngMar Medical Holdings, Inc., Reliant Rehabilitation, USMD, Dept of State Health Services, and Dept of Aging & Disability Svc offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were American Recruiters, Securitas, G4S, STG International, and Texas Health Resources offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Dept of State Health Services, Dept of Aging & Disability Svc, Senior Care Centers, JPS Health Network, and Metrocare Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level, Senior 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 Texas are 3% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were ABC Home and Commercial, MHMR, Chemtreat, Arcadis:US, and HDR offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, and Internship with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Texas Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 7,504 jobs for various types of Texas Public Health workers with most employers looking for Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Senior Care Centers 351 jobs
Health & Human Services Comm 232 jobs
Harris Health System 190 jobs
Dept of State Health Services 170 jobs
Dept of Family & Protectve Svc 141 jobs
Randalls/Tom Thumb 133 jobs
Dallas County, TX 96 jobs
AmeriCorps 88 jobs
National Vision, Inc. 80 jobs
Dept of Aging & Disability Svc 66 jobs
Houston Methodist 62 jobs
Cracker Barrel 52 jobs
Mednax 49 jobs
Baylor Health Care 46 jobs
UT Health Science Center at Houston 44 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 7,504 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Houston, TX 987 jobs
Dallas, TX 810 jobs
Austin, TX 798 jobs
San Antonio, TX 583 jobs
Fort Worth, TX 239 jobs
El Paso, TX 165 jobs
Lubbock, TX 109 jobs
Plano, TX 87 jobs
Irving, TX 86 jobs
Corpus Christi, TX 84 jobs
Arlington, TX 80 jobs
Round Rock, TX 69 jobs
Tyler, TX 61 jobs
The Woodlands, TX 60 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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