Public Health Advisor Salary
|Salary||$44,547 - $99,127|
|Total Pay (||$43,208 - $99,119|
|Hourly Rate||$17.11 - $49.66|
|Total Pay (||$43,208 - $99,119|
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.Read More...
Public health advisors for non-federal health organizations usually represent one or more federal public health programs and are responsible for providing leadership, technical advice, financial support, and guidance on health-related issues to people within their organization and people the organization serves. They typically serve as a point of contact between federal and non-federal public health communities and programs to ensure that funds are channeled correctly, and they may also provide technical assistance and match public health resources to local and state needs in the community. They may also assist in reaching federal health care objectives and improving programs dedicated to quality of life, well-being, and the overall health of the community.
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is generally required for this position, and higher-level positions within larger organizations may require a master’s degree and several years of experience in the field.
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.
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
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.
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