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Average Salary for US Department of Health and Human Services Employees

The typical salary at US Department of Health and Human Services is $86K per year. Your city is the biggest factor affecting pay for US Department of Health and Human Services workers, followed by your experience level and what you do at the company. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

US Department of Health and Human Services typically pays:
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Employer: US Department of Health and Human Services
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Management Analyst (3)
$44,117 - $105,505  
[-]Management Analyst (3)
Salary$45,760 - $102,213  
Total Pay$44,117 - $105,505  
[+]Public Health Analyst (2)
$59,290 - $107,164  
[+]Public Health Analyst (2)
Salary$59,212 - $103,150  
Total Pay$59,290 - $107,164  
[+]Secretary (2)
$26,930 - $53,939  
[+]Secretary (2)
Salary$28,460 - $52,148  
Total Pay$26,930 - $53,939  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $102K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Rockville ($83K), Baltimore ($71K), and Raleigh (around $57K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Atlanta; in fact, at $57K it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Washington, where salaries average out at approximately $123K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $75K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $62K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the US Department of Health and Human Services workforce (38 percent) has a tenure of 20 years or more and earns about $105K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Public Health Analysts — their earnings average $85K. Management Analysts are a close second at $75K along with Secretarys (around $42K).

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn $113K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at about $99K per year. Employees who have a medical degree make the most here, hauling in $123K annually.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Public Health; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $101K. Folks here also tend to know Research Analysis; on the survey, about a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 37 percent. Slightly more than half of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. US Department of Health and Human Services provides health insurance to nearly all workers, and a fair portion of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes flexible hours, a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, and life insurance.

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Key Stats

59 %
41 %
$41,242 - $101,203
$42,298 - $135,310
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
$78,611 - $113,945

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