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Epidemiologists in Virginia

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$65,800 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Epidemiologists in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Epidemiologists Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 180 people working as Epidemiologists in the year 2018.

There were 140 Epidemiologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Epidemiologists in VA Employment Trend

The typical state has 120 Epidemiologists working in it, which means Virginia has more Epidemiologists than average.

Epidemiologists in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Epidemiologists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 8.2%.

Job Projections for Epidemiologists: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Epidemiologists job openings in Virginia, and 120 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 6,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Epidemiologists Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Epidemiologists ranged from $44,540 to $92,830 with $65,800 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.41 to $44.63. The median hourly rate was $31.63.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.54 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.09.

The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Epidemiologists Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia Metros for Epidemiologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Epidemiologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 140 $91,940
Richmond, VA 70 $63,900
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 40 $63,430

Top States for Epidemiologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Epidemiologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 760 $90,670
Texas 690 $61,280
Georgia 420 $61,910
Washington 370 $87,790
Colorado 350 $61,040
Maryland 310 $69,700
Ohio 280 $66,020
Florida 280 $34,280
Massachusetts 240 $96,610
Minnesota 230 $70,540
Tennessee 230 $82,370
Illinois 210 $81,400
New York 210 $81,800
Michigan 190 $74,000
Virginia 180 $65,800
Pennsylvania 130 $70,680
Arizona 120 $58,500
Wisconsin 120 $71,980
Missouri 110 $53,900
Indiana 110 $66,880

Below are the states where Epidemiologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $102,500
District of Columbia $97,490
Massachusetts $96,610
California $90,670
Washington $87,790
Connecticut $83,810
Tennessee $82,370
New York $81,800
Illinois $81,400
North Carolina $76,900

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Occupation VA Employment Total
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,800


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