Entry-Level Health Educator Salary

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level Health Educators may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $41K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,405 - $57,199
$30K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,871
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50%
90%

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$13.36 - $24.03
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.92
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$0$57K
Salary $30,405 - $57,199
Bonus $244.68 - $6,128
Total Pay (?
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$29,657 - $53,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 225
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.36 - $24.03
Overtime $20.78 - $34.00
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $244.68 - $6,128
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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$29,657 - $53,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,565

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Entry-Level Health Educators will find that Atlanta offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 28 percent. Entry-Level Health Educators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+3 percent) and Baltimore (+1 percent). San Antonio ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 19 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 19 percent less in San Diego and 13 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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.

Health Educator in Camden:
"Have a Passion."
You must have a passion, IF you do not THIS is not the field for you!

Key Stats for Health Educator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Health Educator Salaries

Health and Wellness
▼0%

Public Health
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Health Education
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%
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