Occupational Health Manager Salary

Just below three-fifths of Occupational Health Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $39K to $106K per year, but median earnings come to around $74K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. There are far more female Occupational Health Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 80 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,829 - $104,502
$54K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,304
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50%
90%

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$13.11 - $30.60
$13
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.15
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$53,829 - $104,502  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,438  
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$38,777 - $106,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.11 - $30.60  
   
Overtime
$28.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,438  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,777 - $106,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Occupational Health Manager

An occupational health manager is the person who is primarily responsible for ensuring health and safety policies within a workplace environment. This is a position which is supervisory in nature. It takes place in an indoor environment and requires little or no travel. This type of position often requires a bachelor’s degree in the healthcare field and a great deal of experience in both management and healthcare. An occupational health manager will generally keep daytime, weekday hours, but some people in this position may work overnight or weekend shifts.

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Occupational Health Manager Tasks

  • Evaluate and investigate workplace accidents and reports to maintain worker safety.
  • Create and implement safety education programs for workers and managers.
  • Document and support health and safety policies for workplace environments

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Occupational Health Managers who go on to become Environmental Health & Safety Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Environmental Health & Safety Manager, an upper-level role, pays $75K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health Manager

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Health Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Health Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Health Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Occupational Health Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 29 salaries. An Occupational Health Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Occupational Health Manager

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Occupational Health
▲27%


National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 16%
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