Average Public Health Director Salary

$81,987
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,400
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Public Health Director is $81,987.
10%
$53k
10%
$82k
50%
$125k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $81,987
Is Public Health Director your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$53k - $125k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$50k - $120k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Public Health Director

Public Health Director Tasks
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Plan and direct the disease management program.
  • Directs the staff in effective and efficient use of research grants and disease studies.

Public Health Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Public Health Director

Skills in Public Health, Leadership, Budgeting, Grant Management and Grant Writing are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Director

An early career Public Health Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,214 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Public Health Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Public Health Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,247 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,126.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 88 survey responses.
Early Career
23.9%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
33.0%
Late Career
18.2%