A Patient/Health Educator earns an average wage of $17.44 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Patient/Health Educator Total Pay (?
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$29,058 - $65,272
(Median)
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65K
MEDIAN: $41,928
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Patient/Health Educator Total Pay (?
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$11.00 - $27.85
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28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,058 - $65,272  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,416  
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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$27,686 - $61,017  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $27.85  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $41.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,416  
   
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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$27,686 - $61,017  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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.

Experience Affects Patient/Health Educator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.
Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 39%
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