Community Health Advocate Salary

Community Health Advocates in the United States can expect to earn an average of $16.33 per hour. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Community Health Advocates who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. For the most part, Community Health Advocates enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number, and more than half earn vision coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$28,828 - $52,907
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MEDIAN: $38,079
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$10.92 - $23.27
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Salary $28,828 - $52,907
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$23,513 - $49,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.92 - $23.27
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$49K
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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$23,513 - $49,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Community Health Advocate

A community health advocate is a person who essentially acts as a patient consultant during the healthcare process. This involves assisting with insurance and treatment plans and working with hospital personnel and care providers. This is a position that can be staffed by a government agency, or the community health advocate can work for a non-profit organization.

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Community Health Advocate Tasks

  • Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients' medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.
  • Refer patient, client, or family to community resources to assist in recovery from illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education.
  • Provide psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses.
  • Advocate for clients or patients to resolve crises.

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Pay by Experience Level for Community Health Advocate

Pay by Experience for a Community Health Advocate has a positive trend. An entry-level Community Health Advocate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Community Health Advocate 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 15 salaries. An experienced Community Health Advocate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 14 salaries. A Community Health Advocate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Community Health Advocate

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Community Health Advocate Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%
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