Public Health Advisor Salary
|Salary||$45,615 - $100,038|
|Total Pay (||$41,517 - $97,650|
|Total Pay (||$41,517 - $97,650|
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. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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
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
Surpassing the national average by 55 percent, Public Health Advisors in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Public Health Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+3 percent). Public Health Advisors in New York report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 27 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.
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