Public Health Advisor Salary

Earnings for Public Health Advisors in the United States come in at around $61K annually on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Public Health Advisors making up 79 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,388 - $113,427
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$61K
$110K
MEDIAN: $60,987
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$10.21 - $48.94
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MEDIAN: $24.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,388 - $113,427  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$41,705 - $102,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$41,705 - $102,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Public Health Advisor

Public health advisors offer assistance and guidance to improve public health activities or services. They are employed in a wide range of facilities and organizations and may work for public, nonprofit, or private agencies, and may also work for local or state government agencies which provide health services to citizens.

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Public Health Advisor Tasks

  • Analyze public health data to inform and create policy and health programs.
  • Work across audiences to interpret and present results, goals, and needs.
  • Collect, standardize, interpret, and update data and associated reports.
  • Respond to data inquiries and create reports for a variety of audiences.
  • Manage and evaluate health programs, identifying key data and communicating impact.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Advisor

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $51K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $63K. Public Health Advisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $76K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $73K.

Public Health Advisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Public Health Advisor?

Public Health Advisor in Washington:
"Challenging to get in, but great potential for growth."
Pros: + Excellent benefits from day 1. + Work will always focus on the greater good. + Flexibility to move between other HHS branches or subject areas. + Friendly, approachable staff. + Many opportunities for furthering education.
Cons: + Working remotely can make you feel disconnected from the activities going on in Atlanta. + Pay at lower GS levels, even with locality adjustments, could be more competitive.

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Key Stats for Public Health Advisor

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Public Health Advisor Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Late-Career
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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