Wellness Coach Salary

Median pay for Wellness Coachs in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $18.02 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by geography and tenure. Most Wellness Coachs report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Wellness Coachs make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and approximately half receive dental plans. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$31,722 - $66,757
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$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,485
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$9.91 - $43.21
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$0$73K
Salary $31,722 - $66,757
Bonus $1,965
Commission $3,560
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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$22,578 - $73,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $9.91 - $43.21
Hourly Tips $1.42
Overtime $7.79 - $41.22
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $1,965
Commission $3,560
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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$22,578 - $73,270
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 151

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Job Description for Wellness Coach

A wellness coach provides counseling to clients so that various aspects of health can be improved. This counseling may be done on an individual or group basis. Some things that a wellness coach will cover are nutrition, exercise, and reducing stress. The wellness coach will help to create an individual plan that the patient should undergo.

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Wellness Coach Tasks

  • Monitor participants' progress and adapt programs as needed.
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and exercise to improve their quality of life.
  • Develop and participate in health promotion programs to promote client health, alleviate stress, and prevent physical or mental fatigue.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Wellness Coach


Wellness Coachs seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at UnitedHealth Group, where the average salary comes to $56K.

Popular Skills for Wellness Coach


Survey results suggest that Wellness Coachs use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Nutrition, Oral / Verbal Communication, Health and Wellness, and Health Education are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service and Health Education. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Nutrition.

Pay by Experience Level for Wellness Coach

Pay by Experience for a Wellness Coach has a positive trend. An entry-level Wellness Coach with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 184 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Wellness Coach with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Wellness Coach which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 38 salaries. A Wellness Coach with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Wellness Coach

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Wellness Coach Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

▲23%

▲22%

National Average
$42,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Wellness Coach Salaries

▲16%

National Average
$42,000


Oral / Verbal Communication
▼2%

Health Education
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 32%
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