Public Health Specialist Salary (United States)

A Public Health Specialist earns an average salary of $49,292 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Public Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$35,503 - $81,212
(Median)
36K
49K
61K
81K
MEDIAN: $49,291
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90%
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Public Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$9.64 - $22.89
(Median)
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19
21
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
75%
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,503 - $81,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
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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$31,799 - $79,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $22.89  
   
Overtime
$11.79 - $32.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
   
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).
)
$31,799 - $79,529  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Public Health Specialist
  • Assists in facilitating plans and policies necessary to achieve health objectives and services.
  • Present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school.
  • Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.
  • May supervise staff or give direction.
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Experience Affects Public Health Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 28 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 7%
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