Community Health Worker Salary (United States)

A Community Health Worker earns an average wage of $14.07 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Community Health Worker Total Pay (?
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$26,265 - $47,462
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47K
MEDIAN: $34,389
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Community Health Worker Total Pay (?
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$9.83 - $17.77
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,265 - $47,462  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,300  
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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$21,973 - $44,826  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $17.77  
   
Overtime
$11.91 - $29.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,300  
   
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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$21,973 - $44,826  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Job Description for Community Health Worker
  • 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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Community Health Worker Reviews

What is it like working as a Community Health Worker?
Community Health Worker in St. Paul:
"Community Health Worker."
Pros: I enjoy helping people get through the Minnesota Healthcare System. I feel good when they receive healthcare coverage and can finally go to the doctor.
Cons: Working at a non-profit can be challenging in the pay area. You are funded by outside sources and government politics can effect your pay and workload.
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Experience Affects Community Health Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Community Health Worker Salaries

National Average
$31,000
Community Health
up arrow 1%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%
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