Wellness Coordinator Salary (United States)

Just under three-fifths of Wellness Coordinators are relatively green, reporting fewer than five years in the field, and median pay in the workforce is around $39,920 annually. Pay begins at $29,197 on the low end and climbs to $57,438 per year near the top. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. Medical benefits are awarded to the greater part, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Wellness Coordinators. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Wellness Coordinator Salary (?
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$30,936 - $59,690
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MEDIAN: $41,693
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Wellness Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.43 - $25.18
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$30,936 - $59,690  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,057  
Total Pay (?
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$29,197 - $57,438  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $25.18  
   
Overtime
$15.41 - $35.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,057  
   
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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$29,197 - $57,438  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Wellness Coordinator

  • Promote and communicate health programs.
  • Analyze health programs and policies to evaluate performance, effectiveness, areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Develop, implement and manage health programs.
  • Acts as a liaison to health program vendors.

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Popular Skills for Wellness Coordinator

Wellness Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Workplace Health and Nutrition are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 48 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Most people experienced in Health and Wellness also know Workplace Health.

Pay by Experience Level for Wellness Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Wellness Coordinators, level of experience is overall a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation—more experience does not yield dramatically higher pay—and pay raises are largely incremental. Starting out, salaries fall in the $37K range but grow to $44K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $49,931. As Wellness Coordinators reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $55K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 13 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 5 percent. Most of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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For Wellness Coordinators, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Wellness Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+12 percent) and San Antonio (+4 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Wellness Coordinator Salaries

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Experienced
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Skills That Affect Wellness Coordinator Salaries

Workplace Health
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Nutrition
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Health and Wellness
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Health Education
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National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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