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Table 1 Private and non-profit global health job vacancies

From: Mapping the global health employment market: an analysis of global health jobs

  N %
Total 884 100
Level Entry 87 9.8%
Mid 120 13.6%
Manager 139 15.7%
Technical/SME 354 40.0%
Director/COP 177 20.0%
Clinician 7 0.8%
Type of Degree Preferreda Clinical (any) 87 9.8%
Physician 68 7.7%
Nursing 8 0.9%
Bachelors 136 15.4%
Masters (any) 536 60.6%
MPH 61 6.9%
Doctoral 82 9.3%
Non-English Language Proficiency None 498 56.3%
Preferred 226 25.6%
Required 160 18.1%
Overseas Experience None 500 56.6%
Preferred 156 17.6%
Required 228 25.8%
Geographic Focusb None 426 48.2%
West Africa 84 38.2%
East Africa 76
Southern Africa 74
Central Africa 65
Sahel 14
Africa (general) 30
South Asia 32 6.9%
Southeast Asia 26
Central Asia 8
East Asia 2
Asia (general) 4
Eastern Europe 6 0.7%
MENA 32 3.6%
LAC 33 3.7%
  1. aIncludes required degree if vacancy did not specify a preference for an education level beyond the minimum required. Degree totals will not add up to total number of vacancies, as some vacancies had multiple degree requirements
  2. bRegional totals will not add up to total number of vacancies, as some vacancies had more than one regional focus