Occupational Health Manager Salary

Slightly more than half 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 $107K per year, but median earnings come to around $74K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Occupational Health Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Occupational Health Managers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents.

$53,829 - $104,502
$54K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,920
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90%

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$13.02 - $31.45
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$31
MEDIAN: $17.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,829 - $104,502  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,289  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$38,605 - $106,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Hourly Rate
$13.02 - $31.45  
   
Overtime
$28.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,289  
   
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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$38,605 - $106,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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. Occupational Health Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $76K. 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
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Occupational Health
▲26%


National Average
$71,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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