Entry-Level Health Educator Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Health Educators ; the average employee scrapes together only around $40K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Health Educators making up 76 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$30,175 - $56,353
$30K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,496
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90%

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$13.12 - $24.25
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,175 - $56,353  
   
Bonus
$242.40 - $6,183  
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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$29,630 - $53,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.12 - $24.25  
   
Overtime
$18.11 - $46.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$242.40 - $6,183  
   
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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$29,630 - $53,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,271

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Health Educators, busy Atlanta offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Health Educators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+4 percent) and Baltimore (+2 percent). With compensation 19 percent below the national average, San Antonio is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers in San Diego and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (18 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Health Educator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Health Educator in Northridge:
"Ask for Advice."
Try out different internships so you are exposed to a variety of experiences. Talk to people already in the field and ask them both what they like and dislike about their job, or the hardest part about it.

Key Stats for Health Educator

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Health Educator Salaries

Health and Wellness
▲1%

Public Health
▲1%

Health Education
▼0%

National Average
$39,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%
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