Average Public Health Administrator Salary

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The average salary for a Public Health Administrator is $66,688.
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$41k - $100k
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$0 - $275
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$39k - $102k

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Job Description for Public Health Administrator

Public Health Administrator Tasks
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school.
  • Supervise educator staff and give direction.
  • Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.
  • Develop operational plans and policies necessary to achieve health education objectives and services.

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Public Health Administrator
Executive Director
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Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
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Popular Skills for Public Health Administrator

Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Program Management, Administration and Public Health.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Administrator

An entry-level Public Health Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,465 based on 16 salaries. An early career Public Health Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,234 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Public Health Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Public Health Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,805 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,819.

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