Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Public Health Director is $82,956
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Directors?
A mid-career Public Health Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,000 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,126.
What Do Public Health Directors Do?
Public health directors are responsible for leading public health programs for their employer. Tasks performed by these directors include managing a budget, planning programming and services, and ensuring that all programming and services meet constituents' needs. Public health directors may also provide education and counseling related to health issues of concern to their employer and community, as well as ensure that any medical or health supplies needed for public health programming are …Read more
- 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.