Average Wellness Director Salary
$52,000 yearly
$18.57 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$31,000
10 %
$52,000
Median
$87,000
90 %
Wellness directors in the United States make an average salary of $52,451 per year or $25.22 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $87,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Washington, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Connecticut provide the highest wellness director salaries.

Average Wellness Director Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where wellness directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Wellness Director average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$50,241
$50,241
$24.15
$24.15
Alaska
Alaska
$66,886
$66,886
$32.16
$32.16
Arizona
Arizona
$51,878
$51,878
$24.94
$24.94
Arkansas
Arkansas
$41,181
$41,181
$19.80
$19.80
California
California
$71,187
$71,187
$34.22
$34.22
Colorado
Colorado
$54,428
$54,428
$26.17
$26.17
Connecticut
Connecticut
$73,483
$73,483
$35.33
$35.33
Delaware
Delaware
$76,000
$76,000
$36.54
$36.54
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$80,183
$80,183
$38.55
$38.55
Florida
Florida
$55,524
$55,524
$26.69
$26.69
Georgia
Georgia
$45,146
$45,146
$21.70
$21.70
Hawaii
Hawaii
$69,686
$69,686
$33.50
$33.50
Idaho
Idaho
$53,901
$53,901
$25.91
$25.91
Illinois
Illinois
$52,185
$52,185
$25.09
$25.09
Indiana
Indiana
$52,696
$52,696
$25.33
$25.33
Iowa
Iowa
$42,035
$42,035
$20.21
$20.21
Kansas
Kansas
$47,421
$47,421
$22.80
$22.80
Kentucky
Kentucky
$44,033
$44,033
$21.17
$21.17
Louisiana
Louisiana
$52,211
$52,211
$25.10
$25.10
Maine
Maine
$49,414
$49,414
$23.76
$23.76
Maryland
Maryland
$69,439
$69,439
$33.38
$33.38
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$64,123
$64,123
$30.83
$30.83
Michigan
Michigan
$49,497
$49,497
$23.80
$23.80
Minnesota
Minnesota
$53,184
$53,184
$25.57
$25.57
Mississippi
Mississippi
$49,329
$49,329
$23.72
$23.72
Missouri
Missouri
$58,050
$58,050
$27.91
$27.91
Montana
Montana
$53,204
$53,204
$25.58
$25.58
Nebraska
Nebraska
$58,167
$58,167
$27.96
$27.96
Nevada
Nevada
$71,219
$71,219
$34.24
$34.24
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$53,920
$53,920
$25.92
$25.92
New Jersey
New Jersey
$65,518
$65,518
$31.50
$31.50
New Mexico
New Mexico
$58,979
$58,979
$28.36
$28.36
New York
New York
$80,606
$80,606
$38.75
$38.75
North Carolina
North Carolina
$52,136
$52,136
$25.07
$25.07
North Dakota
North Dakota
$51,652
$51,652
$24.83
$24.83
Ohio
Ohio
$51,481
$51,481
$24.75
$24.75
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$50,666
$50,666
$24.36
$24.36
Oregon
Oregon
$68,905
$68,905
$33.13
$33.13
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$57,537
$57,537
$27.66
$27.66
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$75,338
$75,338
$36.22
$36.22
South Carolina
South Carolina
$54,947
$54,947
$26.42
$26.42
South Dakota
South Dakota
$49,355
$49,355
$23.73
$23.73
Tennessee
Tennessee
$54,044
$54,044
$25.98
$25.98
Texas
Texas
$61,879
$61,879
$29.75
$29.75
Utah
Utah
$45,270
$45,270
$21.76
$21.76
Vermont
Vermont
$50,285
$50,285
$24.18
$24.18
Virginia
Virginia
$62,271
$62,271
$29.94
$29.94
Washington
Washington
$77,539
$77,539
$37.28
$37.28
West Virginia
West Virginia
$59,350
$59,350
$28.53
$28.53
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$53,782
$53,782
$25.86
$25.86
Wyoming
Wyoming
$44,862
$44,862
$21.57
$21.57

Highest Paying Cities For Wellness Director

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Petaluma, CA
Petaluma, CA
$81,874
$81,874
$39.36
$39.36
Puyallup, WA
Puyallup, WA
$79,100
$79,100
$38.03
$38.03
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$72,676
$72,676
$34.94
$34.94
Silver Spring, MD
Silver Spring, MD
$68,991
$68,991
$33.17
$33.17
Paramus, NJ
Paramus, NJ
$65,197
$65,197
$31.34
$31.34
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$58,536
$58,536
$28.14
$28.14

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    Wellness Director Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a wellness director can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Recently Added Wellness Director Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Wellness Director
    Wellness Director
    Fort Collins, CO
    Fort Collins, CO
    06/26/2021
    06/26/2021
    $65,000
    $65,000
    06/26/2021
    Health & Wellness DIR-Bench
    Health & Wellness DIR-Bench
    Fort Collins, CO
    Fort Collins, CO
    06/19/2021
    06/19/2021
    $63,100
    $63,100
    06/19/2021
    XXX
    XXX
    Wellness Director-The Lodge at Grand Junction
    Wellness Director-The Lodge at Grand Junction
    Wellness Director-The Lodge at Grand Junction
    Grand Junction, CO
    Grand Junction, CO
    06/13/2021
    06/13/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    06/13/2021
    Solera Senior Living
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    Wellness Director
    Wellness Director
    Wellness Director
    Parker, CO
    Parker, CO
    05/27/2021
    05/27/2021
    $75,000
    $75,000
    05/27/2021
    Solera Senior Living
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    Wellness Director
    Wellness Director
    Wellness Director
    Parker, CO
    Parker, CO
    05/22/2021
    05/22/2021
    $75,000
    $75,000
    05/22/2021
    Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
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    Shefa Wellness Director
    Shefa Wellness Director
    Shefa Wellness Director
    Stanford, CA
    Stanford, CA
    05/15/2021
    05/15/2021
    $55,000
    $55,000
    05/15/2021
    Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
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    Shefa Wellness Director
    Shefa Wellness Director
    Shefa Wellness Director
    Stanford, CA
    Stanford, CA
    05/15/2021
    05/15/2021
    $55,000
    $55,000
    05/15/2021
    Director of Student Wellness (Student Counseling Director)
    Director of Student Wellness (Student Counseling Director)
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    03/29/2021
    03/29/2021
    $108,681
    $108,681
    03/29/2021
    Cuny
    Cuny
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    Director of Student Wellness (Student Counseling Director)
    Director of Student Wellness (Student Counseling Director)
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    03/16/2021
    03/16/2021
    $108,681
    $108,681
    03/16/2021
    Wellness Director, Curry Health Center)
    Wellness Director, Curry Health Center)
    Missoula, MT
    Missoula, MT
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $44,616
    $44,616
    01/27/2021

    Average Wellness Director Salary by Demographic

    Wellness Director Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $56,538
    female-income
    Female Income
    $51,767
    Median Wellness Director Income by Race
    Asian wellness directors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american wellness directors have the lowest average salary at $52,152.
    $59,000
    $57,000
    $55,000
    $53,000
    $51,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$54,532
    Black or African American$52,152
    Asian$57,483
    Unknown$53,691
    Hispanic or Latino$52,904
    Average Wellness Director Salary by Education Level
    Wellness directors with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $71,352 annually. With a Masters degree, wellness directors earn a median annual income of $59,800 compared to $51,767 for wellness directors with an Bachelors degree.
    $76,000
    $69,000
    $62,000
    $55,000
    $48,000
    $41,000
    $34,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$40,756
    Some College/ Associate Degree$46,166
    Bachelor's Degree$51,767
    Master's Degree$59,800
    Doctorate Degree$71,352