A Patient/Health Educator earns an average salary of $45,760 per year.

$38,085 - $60,678
(Median)
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$59K
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MEDIAN: $58,554
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$14.55 - $32.43
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$18
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MEDIAN: $18.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$58,555  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,386 - $80,669  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.50  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$30,386 - $80,669  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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 33%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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