Earnings for Public Health Analysts in the United States come in at around $61K annually on average. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though years of experience and the individual firm have a (lesser) impact as well. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Female Public Health Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Most Public Health Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,071 - $95,296  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,384  
Total Pay (?
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$43,459 - $96,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.95  
   
Overtime
$23.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,384  
   
Total Pay (?
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$43,459 - $96,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • 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


Public Health Analysts flock to US Department of Health and Human Services for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $67K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Public Health Analyst


Survey results show that Public Health Analysts use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Policy Analysis and Public Health are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Coordinating. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to know Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Analyst

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $55K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $76K. Public Health Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $88K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $75K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,362

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

Rockville offers some of the highest pay in the country for Public Health Analysts, 58 percent above the national average. Public Health Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+5 percent) and Washington (+5 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Public Health Analysts in Durham earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Public Health Analyst Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Public Health Analyst Salaries

Policy Analysis
up arrow 30%


Statistical Analysis
0%

National Average
$60,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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