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Investigator Communicable Disease Salary

$92,875 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Investigator Communicable Disease is $92,875 a year and $45 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Investigator Communicable Disease is between $65,383 and $115,176. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Investigates reported cases of communicable diseases and advises exposed persons to obtain medical treatment and to prevent further spread of disease: locates and interviews exposed person, using information obtained from records of state or local public health departments and from individual already under treatment for communicable disease.
  • Advises person to obtain treatment from private physician or public health clinic.
  • May take blood sample to assist in identifying presence of disease in suspected victim.
  • Questions exposed person to obtain information concerning other persons who may have received exposure.
  • Conducts follow-up interviews with patients and suspected carriers.
  • Writes report of activities and findings.
  • Visits physicians, laboratories, and community health facilities to stimulate reporting of cases and to provide information about government-sponsored health programs concerning immunization efforts, vd control, mosquito abatement, and rodent control.
Investigator Communicable Disease Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

Job family population: 81,330

Estimated population of Investigator Communicable Disease jobs: 814

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Investigator Communicable Disease Job Listings for United States

Disease Intervention Specialist
Jun 13
Frankfort, United States
Work includes acquisition and investigation of confidential information pertaining to known and suspected cases of communicable diseases counseling patients and providing health education consulting ...
Environmental Health Specialist
May 15
Columbus, NC, USA
Polk County Local Government
... communicable disease outbreak investigations, complaint investigations and facility plan review.; * Other duties may include enforcement of local ordinances and programs related to mass gathering ...
Registered Nurse
Jun 17
Henrico, United States
Virginia State Government
In addition, this Public Health Nurse will participate in emergency preparedness, field operations, epidemiology investigations as they relate to communicable disease, and population health education.
Registered Nurse
Apr 29
Sacramento, United States
Sacramento County
... of common communicable diseases, environmentally based illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, and food and water-borne illnesses + Procedures for conducting epidemological investigations ...
Clinical Nurse Supervisor (FT), Family Medicine - Days
Apr 3
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
May assess patients exposed to communicable disease and blood and body fluids. Identifies and ... investigating the circumstances of the exposure, providing counseling to patients, and maintaining ...
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