Virginia Public Health Salary Outlook

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

Average Salary of a Virginia Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $60,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Virginia saw a solid number of companies featuring over 3,778 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Mid Level.

Virginia Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $60,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Commonwealth of Virginia, Leidos, Booz Allen Hamilton, Chesterfield County Public Schools, and Virginia Commonwealth University offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, 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 $93,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were American Society of Clinical Oncology, University of Virginia, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Karna LLC, and General Dynamics Information Technology offering Full-time and Contract with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $61,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kaiser Permanente, Virginia Commonwealth University, Sentara Healthcare, Intercept Youth Services, and HealthSouth offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $63,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Tetra Tech, Commonwealth of Virginia, George Mason University, Apex Companies, LLC, and Dominion offering Full-time, Contract, Internship, Part-time, Temporary, and Commission with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $64,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Booz Allen Hamilton, VCU Health System, Dept of Health, Commonwealth of Virginia, and Laulima Government Solutions, LLC. offering Full-time, Contract, Internship, and Part-time with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $42,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Jones Networking, Fairfax County Government, Ukrop's Homestyle Food's, Commonwealth of Virginia, and Dept of Agri & Cons Services offering Full-time, Commission, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Health Technician
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Health Technician $37,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Banfield Pet Hospital, Bon Secours Health System, Fresenius Medical Care, Leidos, and Consulate Health Care offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, and Temporary 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 $54,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fresenius Medical Care, Compass Group USA, Erickson Living, Golden Living Centers, and Intrepid USA offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $36,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were SunTrust, DELTA Resources, Inc., Securitas, PAE, and Allied Universal offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Senior Level, Entry Level, and Mid Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $63,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Virginia Commonwealth University, VA Commonwealth Univ, Horizon Behavioral Health, Inova Physician Group, and Encompass Home Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Commission, Internship, and Temporary 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 $45,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Virginia are 1% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Chemtreat, Arcadis:US, UtiliQuest, Boulevard Veterinary Hospital, and HDR offering Full-time and Commission with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Top Employers of Virginia Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 3,778 jobs for various types of Virginia Public Health workers with most employers looking for Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Consulate Health Care of Windsor 243 jobs
Harris Teeter 126 jobs
Commonwealth of Virginia 98 jobs
Leidos 61 jobs
Booz Allen Hamilton 61 jobs
Chesterfield County Public Schools 50 jobs
Virginia Commonwealth University 50 jobs
University of Virginia 47 jobs
Dept of Health 44 jobs
Safeway 38 jobs
Knowesis Inc. 36 jobs
Mary Washington Healthcare 35 jobs
Cracker Barrel 32 jobs
Wendy's 30 jobs
Matrix Medical Network 30 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 3,778 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Richmond, VA 402 jobs
Arlington, VA 266 jobs
Fairfax, VA 190 jobs
Alexandria, VA 177 jobs
Highland County, VA 146 jobs
McLean, VA 132 jobs
Norfolk, VA 115 jobs
Virginia Beach, VA 97 jobs
Roanoke, VA 92 jobs
Charlottesville, VA 89 jobs
Reston, VA 80 jobs
Falls Church, VA 79 jobs
Chantilly, VA 74 jobs
Herndon, VA 67 jobs
Lynchburg, VA 66 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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