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Community Health And Preventive Medicine


Professionals involved in the public health aspect of this practice may be involved in entomology, pest control, and public health inspections. Public health inspections can include recreational waters, pools, beaches, food preparation and serving, and industrial hygiene inspections and surveys.

Careers

Pharmacists
Wage: $106,410
10 Year Growth Rate: 21.7%
Self Employed: 0.5%
Unemployment Rate: 1.1%
Employed Part Time: 18.1%

Education Requirements:
First professional degree
Medical and Health Services Managers
Wage: $80,240
10 Year Growth Rate: 16.4%
Self Employed: 8.2%
Unemployment Rate: 1.5%
Employed Part Time: 5.5%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
Wage: $71,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.8%
Self Employed: 14.3%
Unemployment Rate: 0.7%
Employed Part Time: 36.9%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Registered Nurses
Wage: $62,450
10 Year Growth Rate: 23.5%
Self Employed: 0.8%
Unemployment Rate: 1.1%
Employed Part Time: 21.8%

Education Requirements:
Associate degree
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Wage: $62,250
10 Year Growth Rate: 8.1%
Self Employed: 2.4%
Unemployment Rate: 2.4%
Employed Part Time: 8.0%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides
Wage: $48,230
10 Year Growth Rate: 21.9%
Self Employed: 2.7%
Unemployment Rate: 0.0%
Employed Part Time: 17.8%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
Wage: $45,360
10 Year Growth Rate: 14.6%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 2.4%
Employed Part Time: 8.0%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Health Educators
Wage: $44,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 26.2%
Self Employed: 0.1%
Unemployment Rate: 3.8%
Employed Part Time: 12.0%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
Wage: $43,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 14.8%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 2.4%
Employed Part Time: 8.0%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Healthcare Support Workers
Wage: $31,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 15.6%
Self Employed: 6.6%
Unemployment Rate: 4.0%
Employed Part Time: 23.2%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training
Home Health Aides and Personal and Home Care Aides
Wage: $22,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 48.7%
Self Employed: 1.9%
Unemployment Rate: 6.0%
Employed Part Time: 24.0%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training