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Occupational Health Manager Salary

The majority of Occupational Health Managers in the United States — roughly three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $49K to $104K per year, and the median is $74K annually. Most Occupational Health Managers survey respondents are women (70 percent). The majority of Occupational Health Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,329 - $103,915
(Median)
$48K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,897
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50%
90%

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$24.20 - $44.04
(Median)
$24
$33
$44
MEDIAN: $32.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,329 - $103,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$49,009 - $104,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.20 - $44.04  
   
National Annualized 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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
   
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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$49,009 - $104,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Occupational Health Manager


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For Occupational Health Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Occupational Health Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Environmental Health & Safety Manager.

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Survey results show that Occupational Health Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Strategic Planning and Occupational Health are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Occupational Health.

Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $58K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $70K. Occupational Health Managers bring in $75K after working for 10 to 20 years. Occupational Health Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $81K.

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Experience Affects Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 12%

National Average
$74,000

Occupational Health
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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