A Public Health Specialist earns an average salary of $49,345 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Public Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$35,317 - $79,954
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MEDIAN: $49,345
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Public Health Specialist Total Pay (?
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$9.74 - $22.64
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,317 - $79,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$31,361 - $78,425  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $22.64  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $33.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$31,361 - $78,425  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.
Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%
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