Wellness Coach Salary

Wellness Coachs in the United States can expect to earn an average of $18.84 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.87 per hour and $38.40. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Female Wellness Coachs make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. Job satisfaction for Wellness Coachs is high. While some workers in this profession — one in three — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and a little over a half have dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,018 - $68,980
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,732
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$9.87 - $38.40
(Median)
$9
$19
$38
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,018 - $68,980  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,053  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Commission
$509  
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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$22,785 - $72,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $38.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.08  
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,053  
   
Commission
$509  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$22,785 - $72,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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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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YMCA pays significantly less than other places with a median salary of $18K, less than half of the top paying company's rate.


Wellness Coachs only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Nutrition, Health and Wellness, and Health Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Health Education, and Health and Wellness. 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $40K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $50K. Wellness Coachs bring in $54K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $58K.

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Experience Affects Wellness Coach Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Wellness Coach Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Nutrition
up arrow 3%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 4%

Health Education
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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