A Wellness Program Manager earns an average salary of $54,832 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

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MEDIAN: $54,832
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$14.42 - $28.12
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,663 - $79,986  
   
Bonus
$250.73 - $9,337  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$1,965  
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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$38,654 - $78,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.42 - $28.12  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$250.73 - $9,337  
   
Commission
$1,965  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$38,654 - $78,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Wellness Program Manager

Wellness program managers most often work in gyms or health facilities. They are responsible for coordinating and planning the site's fitness activities, such as health classes, seminars, and special events. Many corporations are embracing healthy living and are hiring internal wellness program managers to ensure the fitness of their workforce as well; wellness program managers also work with universities, governments, school districts, hospitals, and assisted living facilities. In addition to focusing efforts on health and fitness, wellness program managers are responsible for making sure employers and facilities are following national, state, and local laws and regulations.

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Wellness Program Manager Tasks

  • Oversee day-to-day operational and wellness activities and programs.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Supervise staff and give technical direction.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Wellness Program Manager

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

Wellness Program Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Wellness Program Manager in Fort Collins:
"I wish I had known how much computer work is involved."
Make planning and evaluation a priority. It's really difficult to work in the time when you have programs to execute, but it makes everything smoother and more effective.

What is it like working as a Wellness Program Manager?

Wellness Program Manager in Sierra Vista:
"Inspiring and motivating."
Pros: Helping people take ownership of their health and make concrete changes to improve their lives.
Cons: Limited resources to make effective changes.

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Experience Affects Wellness Program Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Wellness Program Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Program Management
up arrow 2%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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