The average pay for a Public Health Educator is $43,498 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$29,758 - $64,989
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$30K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,497
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$15.57 - $29.05
(Median)
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$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,758 - $64,989  
   
Bonus
$1,255  
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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$30,469 - $63,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.57 - $29.05  
   
Overtime
$26.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,255  
   
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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$30,469 - $63,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Public Health Educator

The primary responsibility of a public health educator is to create programs and disseminate information to the general public and at-risk groups as they promote various ways to keep well and maintain a positive and healthy lifestyle.

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Public Health Educator Tasks

  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, including reports, bulletins, and visual aids.
  • Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks to facilitate the functioning of health education programs.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school or community presentations.
  • Document activities, track and record pertinent information; number of applications completed, presentations conducted, and persons assisted.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Health Educator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Public Health Educator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Public Health Educator Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 5%

Public Health Education
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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