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Average Public Health Director Salary

$84,226
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Public Health Director is $84,226.
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$52k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$139k
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What Do Public Health Directors Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Public Health Director

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What Are Popular Skills for Public Health Directors?

Skills in Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Grant Management, Program Management, Budgeting and Public Health.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Directors?

An early career Public Health Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,985 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Public Health Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,467 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Public Health Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,428 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,020.
Employees with Public Health Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 48.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (42.5% more) and San Antonio, Texas (39.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Early Career
23.3%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
31.7%
Late Career
26.7%