Wellness Director Salary

Wellness Directors in the United States pull down an average of $56K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women account for the majority of Wellness Directors who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Wellness Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,237 - $76,823
$34K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,369
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$14.24 - $39.45
$14
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$39
MEDIAN: $22.93
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$0$79K
Salary $34,237 - $76,823
Bonus $0.00 - $10,101
Profit Sharing $1,600
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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$32,865 - $79,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 182
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.24 - $39.45
Overtime $30.67
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,101
Profit Sharing $1,600
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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$32,865 - $79,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

Job Description for Wellness Director

The job of a wellness director is to draft up guidelines and implement and monitor a variety of programs for companies or communities. These programs are designed for the improvement of the mental and physical health of employees, individuals, and families. The wellness director will be responsible for drafting, developing, and implementing various strategies that are designed to improve the overall well-being of individuals. They will be able to accomplish this by highlighting the emotional and physical risks of individuals in communities or the workplace. From there, they develop a plan to change or improve the behavior of those individuals that are targeted.

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Wellness Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Directs the wellness staff in health promotion and injury prevention.
  • Plan and direct the wellness program.

Wellness Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Wellness Director

Pay by Experience for a Wellness Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Wellness Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Wellness Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Wellness Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 62 salaries. A Wellness Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 36 salaries.

Wellness Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Wellness Director?

Wellness Director in Shelton:
"That it would include so much equipment maintenance ."
Make sure you know who will maintain pool equipment and machines and how to get maintenance contracts locally if possible. Keep maintenance records.

Wellness Director in Sacramento:
"Wellness Directors Advice."
Be well organized and know facilities policies and procedures. Don't rule with a iron fist. Hold your staff accountable for their actions. Use staff members (especially the nurses) mistakes as an opportunity to educate them rather than a slap on the hand.

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Key Stats for Wellness Director

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Wellness Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Wellness Director Salaries

Operations Management
▲17%

Program Management
▲5%

National Average
$55,000


People Management
▼9%

Workplace Health
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 16%