Public Health Advisor Salary

Average Public Health Advisors in the United States make around $61K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Public Health Advisors make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,547 - $99,127
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$61K
$99K
MEDIAN: $61,281
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$17.11 - $49.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,547 - $99,127  
   
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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$43,208 - $99,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
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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$43,208 - $99,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Advisor

Pay by Experience for a Public Health Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Health Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Health Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Public Health Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 18 salaries. A Public Health Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,671

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Public Health Advisors, 53 percent higher than the national average. Public Health Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+2 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Public Health Advisor's salary, with New York Public Health Advisors earning salaries that are 28 percent less than the national average.

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
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Public Health Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$61,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 6%