Public Health Advisor Salary

Public Health Advisors in the United States take home approximately $63K annually on average. Pay generally varies between $38K and $105K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Female Public Health Advisors make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$38,774 - $111,485
(Median)
$39K
$63K
$110K
MEDIAN: $62,622
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$16.48 - $36.28
(Median)
$16
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,774 - $111,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Total Pay (?
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$38,129 - $105,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.48 - $36.28  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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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$38,129 - $105,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Public Health Advisor

  • 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

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $51K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $60K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $76K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $81K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Public Health Advisor Reviews

What is it like working as a Public Health Advisor at Centers For Disease Control and Prevention?

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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Experience Affects Public Health Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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