Missouri Public Health Salary – MO

Public Health Salaries in Missouri

The following represents the average Missouri public health salary for a few popular specialized fields:

  • Epidemiologist- $77,000
  • Physician- $83,000
  • Dentist-$79,000
  • Environmental Specialist- $44,000
  • Nurse-$66,000

Missouri Public Health Employers

There are a variety of organizations that employ public health workers. For example, St. Louis University and Washington University hire research and laboratory scientists in public health. Regional and state Departments of Health and Senior services employ case workers, nurses, doctors, nutritionists, etc.  Local and state environmental protection organizations may employ environmental specialists and project coordinators.  The State Public Health Laboratory provides testing and analysis on a variety of specimens for infectious diseases, environmental health, etc.  Over three million laboratory tests are performed each year.

State Public Health Laboratory
101 N. Chestnut
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Department of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
Phone: 573-751-6400
Fax: 573-751-6010
e-mail: info@dhss.mo.gov

Missouri Foundation for Health
1000 St. Louis Union Station
Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63103

Public Health Schools