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Average Community Health Worker Hourly Pay

$16.45
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$1,300
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The average hourly pay for a Community Health Worker is $16.45.
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$13.05
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$16.45
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$21.69
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What Do Community Health Workers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Community Health Worker

4.1 out of 5
(120)
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17Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Community Health Worker are from the companies UnitedHealth Group, Caresource Inc and Johns Hopkins Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Wellcare Health Plans, Inc. where the average pay is $24.71. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include United Healthcare Group and UnitedHealth Group, earning around $22.93 and $20.34, respectively. Delta Health Alliance pays the lowest at around $13.35. Johns Hopkins Healthcare and Caresource Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.00 and $16.58, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Community Health Workers?

Skills in Case Management, Health Education and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Community Outreach / Activism and Community Health.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Community Health Workers?

An entry-level Community Health Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.65 based on 55 salaries. An early career Community Health Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.11 based on 430 salaries. A mid-career Community Health Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.62 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Community Health Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.03 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Community Health Worker in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (21.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.3% less), Houston, Texas (4.0% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 755 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Early Career
57.0%
Mid Career
16.8%
Experienced
15.0%
Late Career
4.0%