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Wellness Specialist Salary

An average Wellness Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $44K annually. Work is enjoyable for Wellness Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Wellness Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,459 - $68,658
(Median)
$28K
$44K
$69K
MEDIAN: $43,762
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$11.16 - $27.37
(Median)
$11
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,459 - $68,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,819  
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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$25,897 - $62,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $27.37  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $36.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,819  
   
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).
)
$25,897 - $62,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%