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Community Health Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Community Health Specialist is $46,323 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.

$31,208 - $86,994
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$87K
MEDIAN: $46,322
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$13.65 - $32.21
(Median)
$14
$18
$32
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$31,208 - $86,994  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
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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$30,924 - $66,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.65 - $32.21  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
   
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).
)
$30,924 - $66,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 7%
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