Public Health Administrator Salary

For Public Health Administrators, annual average wages total $61K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Public Health Administrators making up 77 percent. The majority of Public Health Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,708 - $90,542
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$91K
MEDIAN: $60,784
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$15.10 - $49.66
(Median)
$15
$27
$50
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,708 - $90,542  
   
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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$39,717 - $91,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $49.66  
   
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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$39,717 - $91,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $54K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $70K. On average, Public Health Administrators make $72K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $76K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 7%
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