Public Health Administrator Salary

Public Health Administrators in the United States pull down an average of $62K annually. Most Public Health Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (80 percent) of Public Health Administrators who took the survey are female.

$42,574 - $99,562
$43K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,278
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$17.00 - $39.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,574 - $99,562  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Profit Sharing
$50.00  
Total Pay (?
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$40,356 - $102,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00  
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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$40,356 - $102,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Public Health Administrator

Public health administrators frequently work for local government, although they may work in healthcare institutions such as hospitals as well. When they work for local government, these administrators focus on the health of their entire community, ensuring residents have adequate, accurate information to make informed health decisions. In healthcare institutions, public health administrators make informed decisions related to keeping patients healthy.

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Public Health Administrator Tasks

  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school.
  • Supervise educator staff and give direction.
  • 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.

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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $56K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $71K. Public Health Administrators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $86K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $85K.

Key Stats for Public Health Administrator

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
Location:
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Experience Affects Public Health Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲40%

Late-Career
▲38%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None:
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