Public Health Advisor Salary

The average Public Health Advisor in the United States earns approximately $62K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of Public Health Advisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Female Public Health Advisors make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,615 - $100,038
$46K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,158
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$19.42 - $24.87
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Salary $45,615 - $100,038
Bonus $2,000
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$41,517 - $97,650
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
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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$41,517 - $97,650
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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: $60,676

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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.

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
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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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

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 3%
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