The average salary for a Community Health Specialist is $45,495 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$30,201 - $59,910
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$28,587 - $59,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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$28,587 - $59,459  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Community Health Specialist

A community health specialist is responsible for the development and implementation of health programs that can help the community they serve to achieve optimal health. A community health specialist works heavily on a one on one basis with the community to aid in providing healthcare information to their clients. Therefore, a strong concentration in communication is essential for a community health specialist to perform their job.

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Community Health Specialist Tasks

  • Assists in facilitating plans and policies necessary to achieve health objectives and services.
  • Present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school.
  • Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.
  • May supervise staff or give direction.

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Experience Affects Community Health Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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