Slightly less than three-fifths of Occupational Health Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $38K to $108K per year, and the average comes out to $73K per year. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Work is enjoyable for Occupational Health Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Occupational Health Managers making up 71 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$54,248 - $107,361
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MEDIAN: $72,813
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$12.97 - $36.46
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$54,248 - $107,361  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,294  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$37,842 - $108,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $36.46  
   
Overtime
$28.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,294  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$37,842 - $108,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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

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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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health Manager

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


For Occupational Health Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $61K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $69K. For Occupational Health Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $77K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Key Stats for Occupational Health Manager

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
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Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Occupational Health
up arrow 21%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 18%

National Average
$71,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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