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Ombudsman Salary

Pay for Ombudsmans in the United States sits in the ballpark of $57K per year. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $34K and $100K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Ombudsmans like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$36,026 - $99,666
(Median)
36K
47K
57K
77K
100K
MEDIAN: $56,711
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$10.03 - $38.51
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,026 - $99,666  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$34,298 - $100,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $38.51  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $56.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$34,298 - $100,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
United States (change)

Job Description for Ombudsman

  • Reestablish relationships between groups or individuals.
  • Serve as a trusted source of information.
  • Resolve conflicts, disputes, or problems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Ombudsman

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


For many Ombudsmans, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $57K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Ombudsmans who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $61K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $62K.

Experience Affects Ombudsman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%