Sanitarian Salary

A Sanitarian earns an average salary of $41,349 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$31,469 - $77,570
$31K
$41K
$78K
MEDIAN: $41,349
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50%
90%

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$12.55 - $25.70
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,469 - $77,570  
   
Bonus
$62.50  
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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$27,474 - $61,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.55 - $25.70  
   
Overtime
$26.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$62.50  
   
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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$27,474 - $61,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Sanitarian

Sanitarians typically work in public health divisions of states, counties, cities and towns; they are sometimes referred to as public health inspectors. Sanitarians' primary role is to promote public health. Their duties may include conducting environmental health inspections at restaurants and other food service establishments, hotels, campgrounds, swimming pools, water and sewage treatment systems, hospitals, adult care facilities and other locations. Additionally, they must prepare inspection reports for the establishments that they inspect and, if applicable, cite violations and recommend improvements. Sanitarians review written plans prepared by these establishments related to facility operations and corrections.

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Sanitarian Tasks

  • Inspect sanitation levels and procedures for various programs or institutions.
  • Travel to different locations.
  • Approve and file licenses.
  • Investigate sanitation concerns and compliance issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sanitarian

Pay by Experience for a Sanitarian has a positive trend. An entry-level Sanitarian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sanitarian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Sanitarian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 27 salaries. A Sanitarian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Sanitarian

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Sanitarian Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%