Public Health Administrator Salary

Public Health Administrators in the United States pull down an average of $63K per year. Most Public Health Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Public Health Administrators making up 75 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$42,282 - $100,636
$42K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,964
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$17.00 - $39.88
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$42,282 - $100,636  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Profit Sharing
$50.00  
Total Pay (?
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$40,287 - $102,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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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$40,287 - $102,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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

Pay by Experience for a Public Health Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Health Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Health Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Public Health Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 12 salaries. A Public Health Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Public Health Administrator

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Public Health Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None:
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