Demand for epidemiologists is strong and growing. The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of disease identification and mitigation. In particular, hospitals and schools realized the benefit of strong infection control programs. Epidemiologists need strong technical skills, communication skills and leadership ability. Most epidemiologists need a master’s degree in public health or a related field and some are required to have a doctoral degree in epidemiology or medicine.
Looking for a new job as an epidemiologist? Check out a wide range of positions from diverse companies on Glassdoor. Browse open vacancies for staff disease specialists, field epidemiology scientist opportunities, research epidemiologist jobs, and more.
If you've recently completed your scientific studies, filter your search results to show entry level or graduate positions. You can search for roles commensurate with your experience, such as grades I, II, or III epidemiologist jobs, and, if you're looking to make an upward career move, why not explore senior openings?
Alternatively, center your search around your specialization in the field, such as clinical, infectious disease, or environmental epidemiologist job vacancies. Want flexibility with your work location? Look for remote opportunities for disease specialists.
When you spot a tempting opportunity, use Glassdoor's collection of common interview questions and answers for epidemiologists to start prepping for your interview.
Understanding salary levels is important, whatever stage you're at on your job search journey. These pointers can assist you in finding a well-paying opportunity:
Employers of epidemiologists often include a broad package of job-related benefits alongside a good salary. Additional benefits may include:
Attractive perks are particularly common if you're employed by a state health department, such as Maryland Department of Health or Texas Department of State Health Services, or a large agency or organization, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the CDC Foundation.