Code: 19-1041.00

Also known as: Chronic Disease Epidemiologist, Communicable Disease Specialist, Environmental Epidemiologist, Epidemiologist, Epidemiology Investigator, Infection Control Practitioner (ICP), Nurse Epidemiologist, Public Health Epidemiologist, Research Epidemiologist, State Epidemiologist

Description: Above all else, education plays in vital role in preventing disease and reducing the risk of injury in humans. The more the public knows about controllable diseases and common injuries, the more people can work to prevent them.Epidemiologists are at the forefront in research on disease prevention and other health risks. These professionals research and investigate patterns that may help to bolster public health through social change and health reform.


Typical wages

10% $49,140
25% $59,380
Median $74,560
75% $97,270
90% $126,040
10% $23.62
25% $28.55
Median $35.84
75% $46.76
90% $60.6

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 600