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. Where you live plays the largest role in compensation at US Department of Health and Human Services, but your experience level and what you do at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

US Department of Health and Human Services typically pays:
above market

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Employer: US Department of Health and Human Services
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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)
$44,997 - $104,300  
[-]Management Analyst (3)
Salary$46,026 - $101,008  
Total Pay$44,997 - $104,300  
[+]Secretary (2)
$27,401 - $54,772  
[+]Secretary (2)
Salary$29,204 - $53,127  
Total Pay$27,401 - $54,772  
[+]Public Health Analyst (2)
$58,891 - $110,535  
[+]Public Health Analyst (2)
Salary$60,066 - $105,486  
Total Pay$58,891 - $110,535  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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About This Company

US Department of Health & Human Service

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $102K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Rockville ($83K), Baltimore ($71K), and Raleigh (about $57K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Atlanta at $57K. The highest pay by state can be found in Washington, where salaries average out at around $123K per year.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $62K. Average pay is typically $75K for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of US Department of Health and Human Services people (38 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $105K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Public Health Analysts, who bring in close to about $85K, though Management Analysts are not far behind at approximately $75K along with Secretarys earning around $42K.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $113K. Becoming a Registered Nurse can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $99K. Those with a medical degree at US Department of Health and Human Services come out on top, and their salaries approach $123K per year.


When it comes to skills, Public Health seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $101K. One of the more prevalent skills at US Department of Health and Human Services is Research Analysis, with one in five considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (37 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A little more than half of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for almost all employees and dental coverage for a fair portion of workers. A few more workplace perks are flexible hours, a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for US Department of Health and Human Services


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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
$78,611 - $113,945

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