Wellness Specialist Salary

An average Wellness Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $41K per year. Most Wellness Specialists survey respondents are women (74 percent). A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Wellness Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$28,776 - $70,298
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,229
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$11.10 - $28.50
(Median)
$11
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,776 - $70,298  
   
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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$26,965 - $65,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $28.50  
   
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).
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$26,965 - $65,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%
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