Public Health Analyst Salary

Public Health Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $60K annually. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but experience level and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Public Health Analysts. Most Public Health Analysts survey respondents are women (75 percent). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$44,186 - $93,198
$44K
$60K
$93K
MEDIAN: $60,138
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,186 - $93,198  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,384  
Total Pay (?
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$43,584 - $94,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.95  
   
Overtime
$23.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,384  
   
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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$43,584 - $94,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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

  • 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.
  • Prepare policy briefs, reports, public hearing testimonies, presentations, and petitions.
  • Work with policy makers to implement solutions.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Public Health Analyst


For Public Health Analysts, comfortable salaries can be found at US Department of Health and Human Services; in fact, median earnings sit around $65K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Public Health Analyst


Survey results suggest that Public Health Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Policy Analysis and Public Health are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Coordinating. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Analyst

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $54K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $76K. For Public Health Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $83K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $61K by contrast.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,881

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

Rockville is home to an above-average pay rate for Public Health Analysts, 52 percent higher than the national average. Public Health Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+6 percent) and Washington (+4 percent). Public Health Analysts in Durham report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 23 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.

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Key Stats for Public Health Analyst

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Public Health Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲39%

▲28%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$60,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Public Health Analyst Salaries

Policy Analysis
▲31%


Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Statistical Analysis
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼2%

Project Coordinating
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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