Health Educator Salary (United States)

A Health Educator earns an average salary of $40,331 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Patient Education and Health and Wellness. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Health Educator Total Pay (?
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$30,067 - $60,456
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,331
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Health Educator Total Pay (?
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$12.06 - $27.56
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,067 - $60,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,009  
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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$29,170 - $59,979  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 408
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $27.56  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $33.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,009  
   
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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$29,170 - $59,979  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 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

Los Angeles
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Atlanta
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National Average
$40,000
New York
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San Francisco
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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

Patient Education
up arrow 22%
Curriculum Planning
up arrow 5%
Public Health
up arrow 2%
National Average
$40,000
Community Health
up arrow 3%
Public Health Education
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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