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

Average Salary of a Washington Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $62,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in Washington saw a solid number of companies featuring over 3,861 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 Entry Level.

Washington Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $62,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Providence Health & Services, Washington State Department of Corrections, Seattle Goodwill, United States Postal Service, and Pioneer Human Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, 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 $95,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Biostatistician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Virginia Mason, Seattle Genetics, Cancer Research And Biostatistics, and University of Washington offering Full-time, Contract, and Part-time with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Clinical Social Worker $63,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, The Emily Program, CHI Franciscan, Group Health Cooperative, and Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA 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 $64,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, UW Medicine IT Services, Washington State University, State of Washington, and Seattle Community Colleges offering Full-time, Contract, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, and Commission with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $66,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Public Health – Seattle & King County, King County, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and University of Washington Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $43,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Natural Factors, Pinnacle Foods, Lamb Weston, Unlisted Company, and Treetop offering Full-time, Commission, 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 $38,000 Bar high
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Average Health Technician salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Providence Health & Services, PeaceHealth, Virginia Mason, University of Washington Medical Center, and Maxim Healthcare Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, 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 $55,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Bethel School District, Navos, Neighborcare Health, CRISTA Ministries, and HARRISON SILVERDALE offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $37,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Securitas, University of Washington Medical Center, State of Washington, Phoenix Protective Corp, and Clinical Management Consultants 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 $65,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Molina Healthcare, Pioneer Human Services, Brookdale, and Whitman Hospital and Medical Center offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $46,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kadlec, State of Washington, Pacific Medical Centers, Fresenius Medical Care, and Swedish Medical Center – Seattle, WA offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Washington Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 3,861 jobs for various types of Washington Public Health workers with most employers looking for Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
State of Washington 323 jobs
Safeway 184 jobs
University of Washington Medical Center 181 jobs
University of Washington 160 jobs
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties 102 jobs
Providence Health & Services 80 jobs
Washington State Department of Corrections 71 jobs
Seattle Goodwill 68 jobs
United States Postal Service 57 jobs
Pioneer Human Services 45 jobs
Multicare Health System 40 jobs
PATH 38 jobs
Smartsheet 37 jobs
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic 34 jobs
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 31 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 3,861 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Seattle, WA 1238 jobs
Tacoma, WA 191 jobs
Washington State 156 jobs
Spokane, WA 132 jobs
Bellevue, WA 124 jobs
Olympia, WA 120 jobs
Everett, WA 106 jobs
Vancouver, WA 79 jobs
Walla Walla, WA 67 jobs
Tumwater, WA 56 jobs
Renton, WA 52 jobs
Lynnwood, WA 49 jobs
Monroe, WA 43 jobs
Federal Way, WA 36 jobs
Yakima, WA 35 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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