Health Educator Salary

The average pay for a Health Educator is $43,181 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$31,265 - $60,783
$31K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,181
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$13.70 - $25.79
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MEDIAN: $18.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,265 - $60,783  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $5,817  
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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$30,366 - $59,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $25.79  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $38.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$248.32 - $5,817  
   
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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$30,366 - $59,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 229

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Job Description for Health Educator

Health educators work in a variety of locations, but almost always in indoor environments. They are employed primarily by facilities/institutions associated with health care, such as hospitals, wellness centers, and other health departments. Most health educators work traditional weekly business hours; some are also licensed teachers who provide health education in public schools. Candidates for this position should have at least a bachelor's degree in a field such as health, wellness, biology, human development, or a related field. Some states may require additional licensing, as well.

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Health Educator Tasks

  • Advise and support patients or staff in making specific health behavior changes and in seeking appropriate health care services.
  • Evaluate and document participant progress, keep records and statistics.
  • Carry out patient or member outreach services.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Educator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,212

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Key Stats for Health Educator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Health Educator Salaries

▲39%

▲23%

▲11%

National Average
$41,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Health Educator Salaries

Program Development
▲10%

Patient Education
▲3%


Curriculum Planning
▲1%

Health and Wellness
▼0%

National Average
$41,000



Community Outreach / Activism
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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