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Patient/Health Educator Salary

A Patient/Health Educator earns an average wage of $20.99 per hour.

$28,486 - $75,000
(Median)
$28K
$42K
$75K
MEDIAN: $42,062
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50%
90%

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$13.23 - $35.16
(Median)
$13
$21
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,486 - $75,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,700  
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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$28,956 - $73,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.23 - $35.16  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $41.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,700  
   
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).
)
$28,956 - $73,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Patient/Health Educator

  • Educate individuals by assisting in the management and prevention of illness and disease.
  • Counsel individuals on basic rules of good nutrition and healthy eating habits.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, including bulletins, and visual aids.

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Experience Affects Patient/Health Educator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 47%