Public Health Administrator Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Public Health Administrator is $61,339 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Public Health Administrator Salary (?
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$37,500 - $92,947
(Median)
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47K
61K
76K
93K
MEDIAN: $61,338
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Public Health Administrator Salary (?
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$12.50 - $47.50
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48
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,500 - $92,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,941  
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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$37,307 - $93,713  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $47.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,941  
   
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).
)
$37,307 - $93,713  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Public Health Administrator

  • Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.
  • Develop operational plans and policies necessary to achieve health education objectives and services.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school.
  • Supervise educator staff and give direction.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Administrator

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

Experience Affects Public Health Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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