Public Health Analyst Salary

Earnings for Public Health Analysts in the United States come in at around $60K annually on average. Experience level is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and location are driving factors as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Public Health Analysts far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$43,297 - $93,646
(Median)
$43K
$60K
$94K
MEDIAN: $60,163
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$12.26 - $50.99
(Median)
$12
$22
$51
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,297 - $93,646  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,396 - $94,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $50.99  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,396 - $94,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Public Health Analyst

Public health analysts are responsible for providing analysis in public health matters and overseeing public health professionals on behalf of their organizations. These professionals are in charge of facilitating communication for health issues and developing effective solutions to public health problems. They create efficient activities that the general public can take part in, as well as guidance during policy creation to increase productivity.

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Public Health Analyst Tasks

  • Prepare policy briefs, reports, public hearing testimonies, presentations, and petitions.
  • Work with policy makers to implement solutions.
  • Provide solutions to community health and social problems by conducting and analyzing research.
  • May conduct site visits to assess operations and costs of health care programs.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Public Health Analyst


US Department of Health and Human Services attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $85K.

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $46K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $70K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Public Health Analyst


Public Health Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Policy Analysis, Project Management, and Public Health are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 20 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis, and Project Coordinating. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Public Health.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $54K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $73K. For Public Health Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $91K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $95K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,776

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Rockville is home to an above-average pay rate for Public Health Analysts, 54 percent higher than the national average. Public Health Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+10 percent) and Washington (+7 percent). Durham is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 6 percent.

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Experience Affects Public Health Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Public Health Analyst Salaries

Policy Analysis
up arrow 31%

Project Management
up arrow 20%

Public Health
up arrow 5%

National Average
$60,000

Project Coordinating
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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