Wellness Specialist Salary

Pay for Wellness Specialists in the United States is very modest at just $44K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up the vast majority of Wellness Specialists (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,021 - $61,829
$30K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,071
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$12.85 - $21.95
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$0$61K
Salary $30,021 - $61,829
Bonus $0.00 - $47,678
Profit Sharing $2,875
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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$28,924 - $57,318
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $12.85 - $21.95
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $17.55
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $0.00 - $47,678
Profit Sharing $2,875
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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$28,924 - $57,318
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Wellness Specialist

Wellness specialists typically work in settings such as medical clinics, gyms, spas, community centers, and corporate settings to perform screenings for client wellness and then assign wellness/exercise programs to these clients based on their health needs and preferences.

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Wellness Specialist Tasks

  • Develop exercise programs and routines designed to improve health, reduce stress and prevent injuries.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care and exercise plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Develop policies for food and nutritional programs to assist in health promotion.
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and exercise to improve their quality of life.
  • Develop curriculum and prepare manuals, visual aids, course outlines used in teaching.

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Key Stats for Wellness Specialist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Wellness Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 25%
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