Occupational Health Manager Salary

Occupational Health Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent about three-fifths of Occupational Health Managers. Salaries average out to around $74K annually and spread from $49K to $104K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Occupational Health Managers survey respondents are women (71 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.

$48,804 - $103,759
(Median)
$49K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,168
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$24.20 - $44.04
(Median)
$24
$33
$44
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,804 - $103,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,016  
Total Pay (?
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$49,442 - $104,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.20 - $44.04  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,016  
   
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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$49,442 - $104,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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Many Occupational Health Managers move into an Environmental Health & Safety Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Environmental Health & Safety Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Occupational Health Managers.

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Survey takers who work as Occupational Health Managers usually report a few specific skills. Strategic Planning and Occupational Health are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Occupational Health.

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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $59K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $70K. Occupational Health Managers bring in $75K after working for 10 to 20 years. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $81K.

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Experience Affects Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
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National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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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 23 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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