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

Average Salary of a West Virginia Public Health Worker

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Public Health worker was $56,000 vs the national salary of $59,000. A Public Health worker in West Virginia saw a solid number of companies featuring over 471 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Senior Level.

West Virginia Public Health

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health $56,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Public Health salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Cracker Barrel, CRH-Oldcastle, Rite Aid, Home Base Inc., and Meridian Senior Living offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, Contract, and Internship 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 $87,000 Bar high
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Average Biostatistician salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% 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 $57,000 Bar high
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Average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kindred At Home, Home Base Inc., Healing Hearts Home Care, Aegis Therapies, and Focus Care offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Environmental Scientist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Environmental Scientist $59,000 Bar high
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Average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Environmental Scientist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Davey Tree, The Davey Tree Expert Company, TechLaw, Inc., Terracon, and Environmental Resources Management (ERM) offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Epidemiologist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Epidemiologist $60,000 Bar high
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Average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Epidemiologist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were State of West Virginia offering Full-time and Part-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Food Inspector
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Food Inspector $39,000 Bar high
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Average Food Inspector salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Food Inspector salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Wendy’s, National Guard, Pilgrim’s, JBS, and West Virginia Department of Agriculture offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid 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 West Virginia are 6% lower than average Health Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Jan-Care Ambulance Service Inc., CAMC Health System, CVS Health, Davis Health System, and 029 – Mid-Atlantic Division offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Infection Control Manager
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Infection Control Manager $50,000 Bar high
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Average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Infection Control Manager salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were WVU Healthcare, Golden Living Centers, Enlivant, Fresenius Medical Care, and Eldercare Health and Rehabilitation offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Medical Officer
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Medical Officer $34,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Officer salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Medical Officer salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were G4S, Genesis Healthcare, City National Bank of WV, Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, and MedExpress offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Commission, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Public Health LPN Nurse
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Nurse $59,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Public Health Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Right at Home, Inc., WVU Research Corporation, Eldercare Health and Rehabilitation, CommuniCare Health Services, and Meridian Senior Living offering Full-time, Part-time, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Water Treatment Specialist
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Water Treatment Specialist $42,000 Bar high
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Average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 6% lower than average Water Treatment Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were National Guard and West Virginia University Health Associates offering Full-time and Part-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of West Virginia Public Health Workers

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 471 jobs for various types of West Virginia Public Health workers with most employers looking for Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Levelcandidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
MedExpress 32 jobs
AmeriCorps 27 jobs
State of West Virginia 22 jobs
WVU Healthcare 20 jobs
Pinnacle Health Group, LLC 19 jobs
Jan-Care Ambulance Service Inc. 15 jobs
United Hospital Center 15 jobs
WVU Research Corporation 13 jobs
West Virginia University 11 jobs
Cracker Barrel 9 jobs
CRH-Oldcastle 9 jobs
Rite Aid 8 jobs
Home Base Inc. 7 jobs
Meridian Senior Living 6 jobs
Eldercare Health and Rehabilitation 5 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 471 Public health related jobs in the following cities.

City # Jobs Available*
Morgantown, WV 64 jobs
Charleston, WV 43 jobs
Elkins, WV 18 jobs
Bridgeport, WV 17 jobs
Martinsburg, WV 16 jobs
Huntington, WV 15 jobs
Fairmont, WV 14 jobs
Parkersburg, WV 13 jobs
Wheeling, WV 13 jobs
Beckley, WV 12 jobs
Lewisburg, WV 12 jobs
Charles Town, WV 9 jobs
Ripley, WV 7 jobs
Princeton, WV 6 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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