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Wellness Coach Salary

Pay for Wellness Coachs in the United States sits in the ballpark of $19.26 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $9.92 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $36.45. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by a little more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Wellness Coachs. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,574 - $67,541
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,232
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$9.92 - $36.45
(Median)
$9
$19
$36
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,574 - $67,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,051  
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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$23,371 - $71,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $36.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,051  
   
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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$23,371 - $71,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 244

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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

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

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Survey takers who work as Wellness Coachs usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Health and Wellness, Health Education, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Nutrition, Customer Service, and Health Education. Aptitude in Customer Service tends to also indicate an understanding of Health and Wellness.

Pay by Experience Level for Wellness Coach

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


Wellness Coachs do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $40K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K in this role. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $57K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Wellness Coach Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Wellness Coach Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Health and Wellness
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Health Education
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Nutrition
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 34%
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