Bringing in the most money are Senior Policy Advisors — their earnings average around $118K annually. Public Health Advisors are a close second at about $90K along with Policy Analysts (approximately $83K) and Computer Scientists ($71K). Program Analysts make an average $63K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $55K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $64K annually. Overall, the greater share of US Department of Health and Human Services folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $90K per year.
Residents of Rockville, Md. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $92K annually; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC ($91K) and Baltimore, Md. ($63K). By state, US Department of Health and Human Services employees make the most in District of Columbia, earning about $89K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers earn approximately $105K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $98K per year for accredited Registered Nurses. Regarding salaries and education, US Department of Health and Human Services pays those with a Master of Arts (MA) the most — $104K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Policy Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $106K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; just under a fourth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Project Management, Contract Management, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
Only 45 percent at US Department of Health and Human Services enjoy paid vacation time, and just 36 percent can take sick leave. More than a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. US Department of Health and Human Services folks also make good use of life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.