A Community Health Worker earns an average wage of $14.35 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Community Health Worker Total Pay (?
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$24,795 - $48,004
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33K
41K
48K
MEDIAN: $32,830
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Community Health Worker Total Pay (?
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$9.58 - $18.58
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,795 - $48,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
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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$21,698 - $46,051  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.58 - $18.58  
   
Overtime
$12.56 - $27.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,007  
   
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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$21,698 - $46,051  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Community Health Worker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Community Health Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Community Health Worker Salaries

Case Management
0%
National Average
$31,000
Community Health
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 15%
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