Public Health Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $96K; Public Health Nurses come in second with typical earnings amounting to $47K, while Registered Nurse Supervisors and Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators rank near the top as well ($47K and $43K, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at Department of Public Health are Social Workers — typical salaries for this role approach approximately $29K.
Median pay is highest in Richmond (around $66K per year), followed by Des Moines (about $53K), Winston-salem (around $51K), and Salt Lake City (approximately $50K). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Atlanta — at $36K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $66K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $45K. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home around $46K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $55K for Public Health Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Registered Nurse can certainly pay off here; those folks make $49K. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Department of Public Health come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $58K annually.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $69K. A garden variety skill at Department of Public Health is Public Health; nearly one in five of Department of Public Health's people use it regularly. Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Case Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 44 percent. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Department of Public Health sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Department of Public Health, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, flexible hours, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.