Sanitarian Salary

A Sanitarian earns an average salary of $41,349 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$28,707 - $81,389
$29K
$42K
$81K
MEDIAN: $41,601
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50%
90%

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$13.09 - $27.31
$13
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.82
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$0$81K
Salary $28,707 - $81,389
Bonus $130.18
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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$28,258 - $63,068
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $27.31
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $130.18
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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$28,258 - $63,068
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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Job Description for Sanitarian

Sanitarians typically work in public health divisions of states, counties, cities and towns; they are sometimes referred to as public health inspectors. Sanitarians' primary role is to promote public health. Their duties may include conducting environmental health inspections at restaurants and other food service establishments, hotels, campgrounds, swimming pools, water and sewage treatment systems, hospitals, adult care facilities and other locations. Additionally, they must prepare inspection reports for the establishments that they inspect and, if applicable, cite violations and recommend improvements. Sanitarians review written plans prepared by these establishments related to facility operations and corrections.

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Sanitarian Tasks

  • Inspect sanitation levels and procedures for various programs or institutions.
  • Travel to different locations.
  • Approve and file licenses.
  • Investigate sanitation concerns and compliance issues.

Sanitarian Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sanitarian

Pay by Experience for a Sanitarian has a positive trend. An entry-level Sanitarian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sanitarian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Sanitarian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 27 salaries. A Sanitarian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 8 salaries.

Sanitarian Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sanitarian?

Sanitarian in Houston:
"Good job, stress free, adversity."
Pros: Stress free, free cheese cakes.
Cons: Hard working team players are over looked when time for raises.

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Key Stats for Sanitarian

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Sanitarian Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%
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