Wellness Specialist Salary

Wellness Specialists in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $44K per year on average. Most Wellness Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Wellness Specialists (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,188 - $60,679
$28K
$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,723
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$12.74 - $21.62
$13
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MEDIAN: $17.09
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$0$60K
Salary $28,188 - $60,679
Bonus $0.00 - $47,678
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$28,218 - $56,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $12.74 - $21.62
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $17.55
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $47,678
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$28,218 - $56,148
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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Job Description for Wellness Specialist

Wellness specialists typically work in settings such as medical clinics, gyms, spas, community centers, and corporate settings to perform screenings for client wellness and then assign wellness/exercise programs to these clients based on their health needs and preferences.

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Wellness Specialist Tasks

  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and exercise to improve their quality of life.
  • Develop curriculum and prepare manuals, visual aids, course outlines used in teaching.
  • Develop policies for food and nutritional programs to assist in health promotion.
  • Develop exercise programs and routines designed to improve health, reduce stress and prevent injuries.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care and exercise plans and provide nutritional counseling.

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Key Stats for Wellness Specialist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Wellness Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 27%
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