Sanitarian Salary

The average salary for a Sanitarian is $40,514 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$30,206 - $62,916
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,514
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90%

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$13.15 - $27.59
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,206 - $62,916  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,800  
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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$28,813 - $59,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.15 - $27.59  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,800  
   
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).
)
$28,813 - $59,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Sanitarian

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sanitarian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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