Community Health Advocate Salary

Community Health Advocates in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $37K per year. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $23K and $50K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Community Health Advocates who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 81 percent. Job satisfaction for Community Health Advocates is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,451 - $51,657
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,890
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$10.45 - $22.93
(Median)
$10
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,451 - $51,657  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,649  
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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$23,240 - $50,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.45 - $22.93  
   
Overtime
$6.54 - $27.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,649  
   
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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$23,240 - $50,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Community Health Advocate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Community Health Advocates, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $33K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $36K. Community Health Advocates with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Community Health Advocates who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Community Health Advocate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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