Public Health Administrator Salary

For Public Health Administrators, yearly average wages total $61K annually. Female Public Health Administrators make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most Public Health Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,605 - $90,723
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$91K
MEDIAN: $60,584
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90%

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$10.21 - $48.94
(Median)
$10
$27
$49
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,605 - $90,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,975  
Total Pay (?
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$38,972 - $91,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $48.94  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,975  
   
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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$38,972 - $91,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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.


For Public Health Administrators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $54K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $70K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Public Health Administrators make a median salary of $72K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Public Health Administrator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $76K on average.

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Experience Affects Public Health Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 9%
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