Median pay for Wellness Coachs in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $18.03 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in three — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and roughly one-half have dental insurance. Most Wellness Coachs survey respondents are women (78 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,213 - $66,949
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MEDIAN: $49,327
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$9.87 - $35.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,213 - $66,949  
   
Bonus
$50.00 - $4,500  
Commission
$3,560  
Total Pay (?
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$21,756 - $72,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $35.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.42  
Overtime
$7.79 - $39.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$50.00 - $4,500  
   
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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$21,756 - $72,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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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


UnitedHealth Group leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $56K.

Popular Skills for Wellness Coach


Wellness Coachs who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Nutrition, Health and Wellness, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Health Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Health Education. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Nutrition.

Pay by Experience Level for Wellness Coach

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


Wellness Coachs with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $39K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $51K. Wellness Coachs see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $61K on average.

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Key Stats for Wellness Coach

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Wellness Coach Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 24%


National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Wellness Coach Salaries

Nutrition
up arrow 13%

National Average
$42,000


Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Health Education
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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