Public Health Advisor Salary

Public Health Advisors in the United States pull down an average of $62K per year. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Public Health Advisors making up 76 percent. Most Public Health Advisors are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,977 - $99,127
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$62K
$99K
MEDIAN: $62,417
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$19.00 - $24.48
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Salary $43,977 - $99,127
Bonus $2,000
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$40,796 - $97,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $23.30
Overtime $0.00
Annual Data $0$97K
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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$40,796 - $97,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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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

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: $60,987

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

For Public Health Advisors, busy Washington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 53 percent above the national average. Public Health Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+2 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Public Health Advisors in New York earning a whopping 28 percent below the national average.

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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
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Public Health Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$61,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 3%
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