Health Educator Salary (United States)

A Health Educator earns an average salary of $40,122 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Health and Wellness is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Health Educator Total Pay (?
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$30,029 - $60,069
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MEDIAN: $40,122
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Health Educator Total Pay (?
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$12.09 - $27.64
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,029 - $60,069  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
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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$29,087 - $59,656  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 408
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $27.64  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $34.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
   
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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$29,087 - $59,656  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 408
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Job Description for Health Educator
  • Carry out patient or member outreach services.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs.
  • 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.

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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
New York
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$40,000
Philadelphia
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San Francisco
up arrow 8%
Indianapolis
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San Diego
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Health Educator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Health Educator Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 5%
Public Health
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Community Health
up arrow 3%
Public Health Education
up arrow 3%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 90 votes.
Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 17%
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