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Community Health Advocate Salary

Community Health Advocates in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $35K annually. Women make up the vast majority of Community Health Advocates (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Work is enjoyable for Community Health Advocates, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$24,818 - $52,143
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MEDIAN: $34,924
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,818 - $52,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,050  
Total Pay (?
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$23,202 - $51,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.71 - $24.40  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $38.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,050  
   
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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$23,202 - $51,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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
$33,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 15%