Occupational Health Manager Salary

With approximately three in five of Occupational Health Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Occupational Health Managers is $78K per year and can range from $39K on the lower end to $106K per year near the higher end. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. There are far more female Occupational Health Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. Job satisfaction for Occupational Health Managers is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$52,358 - $102,707
$52K
$78K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,884
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50%
90%

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$13.21 - $45.91
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$19
$46
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$102K
Salary $52,358 - $102,707
Bonus $0.00 - $10,335
Profit Sharing $2,948
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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$37,842 - $102,842
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.21 - $45.91
Overtime $26.29
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,335
Profit Sharing $2,948
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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$37,842 - $102,842
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Occupational Health Manager

An occupational health manager is the person who is primarily responsible for ensuring health and safety policies within a workplace environment. This is a position which is supervisory in nature. It takes place in an indoor environment and requires little or no travel. This type of position often requires a bachelor’s degree in the healthcare field and a great deal of experience in both management and healthcare. An occupational health manager will generally keep daytime, weekday hours, but some people in this position may work overnight or weekend shifts.

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Occupational Health Manager Tasks

  • Evaluate and investigate workplace accidents and reports to maintain worker safety.
  • Document and support health and safety policies for workplace environments.
  • Create and implement safety education programs for workers and managers.

Common Career Paths for Occupational Health Manager


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For Occupational Health Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Occupational Health Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Environmental Health & Safety Manager.

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Pay by Experience Level for Occupational Health Manager

Pay by Experience for an Occupational Health Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Occupational Health Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Occupational Health Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Occupational Health Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 29 salaries. An Occupational Health Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Occupational Health Manager

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Occupational Health Manager Salaries

Occupational Health
▲19%


National Average
$75,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 16%