Average Salary for US Department of Health and Human Services Employees

An average US Department of Health and Human Services employee can expect to make $67K per year. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at US Department of Health and Human Services. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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US Department of Health and Human Services Median Salary by Job

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Public Health Analyst
5 profiles
$65,000
$49K$102K

Management Analyst
3 profiles
$68,814
$49K$95K

Program Analyst
3 profiles
$69,593
$47K$101K

Computer Scientist
2 profiles
$69,166
$52K$89K

Public Health Advisor
2 profiles
$77,420
$50K$111K

Legislative Analyst
2 profiles
$80,079
$60K$112K

Policy Analyst
2 profiles
$66,168
$39K$112K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
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US Department of Health & Human Service


Source: Freebase

Jobs

Bringing in the most money are Senior Policy Advisors — their earnings average around $118K annually. Public Health Advisors are a close second at about $90K along with Policy Analysts (approximately $83K) and Computer Scientists ($71K). Program Analysts make an average $63K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $55K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $64K annually. Overall, the greater share of US Department of Health and Human Services folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $90K per year.

Locations

Residents of Rockville, Md. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $92K annually; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC ($91K) and Baltimore, Md. ($63K). By state, US Department of Health and Human Services employees make the most in District of Columbia, earning about $89K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn approximately $105K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $98K per year for accredited Registered Nurses. Regarding salaries and education, US Department of Health and Human Services pays those with a Master of Arts (MA) the most — $104K.

Skills

The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Policy Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $106K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; just under a fourth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Project Management, Contract Management, and Microsoft Office as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only 45 percent at US Department of Health and Human Services enjoy paid vacation time, and just 36 percent can take sick leave. More than a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. US Department of Health and Human Services folks also make good use of life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for US Department of Health and Human Services

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$26,334 - $95,981
Salary
$43,282 - $105,592

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
7%
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