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Wellness Specialist Salary

Wellness Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $42K per year. The majority of Wellness Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Wellness Specialists making up 72 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,816 - $70,179
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,531
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$10.91 - $27.57
(Median)
$11
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,816 - $70,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,800  
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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$26,339 - $64,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $27.57  
   
Overtime
$15.90 - $34.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,800  
   
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).
)
$26,339 - $64,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Wellness Specialist

  • 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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Experience Affects Wellness Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%
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