PREVENTION SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$63,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$63,000
Median 50%
$120,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Arlington County, VA
Highest Paying City
Madison, WI
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a prevention specialist make?
As a Prevention Specialist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $63,946 per year or $30.74 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $120,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $33,000 per year. Internet companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Prevention Specialists. North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin have the highest paying Prevention Specialist jobs. The typical tenure for a Prevention Specialist is 2.4 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Prevention Specialist Salary By Company

Prevention Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Internet companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Prevention Specialists. Arlington County, VA and Harford County Public Schools are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Middlesex Health and East Alabama Medical Center pay their Prevention Specialists very well.

Average Prevention Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Prevention Specialist in the USA is $63,946 annually or $30.74 hourly. The city with the highest Prevention Specialist salary is Madison, WI at $64,776 per year. The average entry-level salary in Madison, WI is $33,000. North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin are the highest paying states. On the other hand, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Prevention Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Madison, WI
$64,776
2
Austin, TX
$64,087
3
New York, NY
$63,860
4
Arlington, VA
$63,633
5
Davenport, IA
$63,391

Average Prevention Specialist Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Prevention Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Professional companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Prevention Specialists. Salaries for Prevention Specialists in Finance companies average $68,625 annually, while Professional companies and Health Care companies pay $67,146 and $65,295, respectively. At $58,001, the average salary for Prevention Specialists in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$68,625
2
Professional
$67,146
3
Health Care
$65,295
4
Hospitality
$58,001

RECENTLY ADDED Prevention Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Meridian
Prevention Specialist
10/31/2019
$39,653
State of Wyoming
Prevention Specialist
10/30/2019
$53,031
10/22/2019
$42,950
University of Wisconsin Madison
Prevention Specialist
10/19/2019
$50,500
Washington State
Prevention Specialist
10/18/2019
$29,718
George Washington University
Prevention Specialist
10/16/2019
$47,500
Butte County Office of Education
Prevention Specialist
10/15/2019
$48,272
San Diego Youth Services
Prevention Specialist
10/12/2019
$36,000
City of Northglenn
Prevention Specialist
09/26/2019
$53,581
U.S. Marine Corps
Prevention Specialist
09/20/2019
$70,000
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