Community Health Advocate Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Community Health Advocates in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $36K annually. Lower pay rates hover around $23K, and the higher rates verge on $51K per year. Work is enjoyable for Community Health Advocates, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Community Health Advocates who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$26,179 - $52,362
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,943
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$10.58 - $20.03
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,179 - $52,362  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,551  
Total Pay (?
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$23,348 - $50,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $20.03  
   
Overtime
$6.59 - $27.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,551  
   
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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$23,348 - $50,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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

  • Provide psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses.
  • Advocate for clients or patients to resolve crises.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Community Health Advocate Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 15%
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