Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Salary

The average pay for a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) is $46,452 per year.

$29,441 - $60,120
$29K
$48K
$60K
MEDIAN: $47,897
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$13.09 - $26.79
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MEDIAN: $19.25
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Salary $29,441 - $60,120
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$28,745 - $59,539
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $26.79
Annual Data $0$59K
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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$28,745 - $59,539
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

A certified health education specialist (CHES) is responsible for providing educational content related to health topics on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of interacting with a wide variety of people and groups, explaining heath concepts in a clear and effective manner. Some of their main responsibilities include participating in training sessions and seminars to educate the public on common health issues, answering participants' questions and concerns as they arise, and working with other health professionals to share information, present and fulfill organizational goals within a specified timeframe. Additionally, these specialists work with community leaders to engage the target population on issues such as nutrition, exercise, and disease prevention and control.

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Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Tasks

  • Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks to facilitate the functioning of health education programs.
  • Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and groups to adopt healthy behaviors.
  • Collect and analyze data to identify health education needs prior to planning, implementing, and evaluating programs.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops and conferences.

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 5 salaries. A Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Salaries

Late-Career
▲68%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Salaries

Public Health
▲8%

Health Education
▲7%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 7%
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