$35,591
Avg. Salary
$15.79
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Community Health Worker is $15.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Community Health Worker is $35,591 per year.

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$12.65
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MEDIAN $35,591
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$0$48K
Salary $27,634 - $48,816
Bonus $150 - $6,128
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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$26,755 - $45,773
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 250
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.65 - $20.79
Overtime $11.50 - $37.72
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $150 - $6,128
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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$26,755 - $45,773
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 568

Job Description for Community Health Worker

Community health workers are responsible for educating community members on a variety of health issues and available community programs. They work as a liaison between health organizations and the general public to provide relevant information and guide individuals towards a better understanding of health issues. These professionals respond to their clients' specific needs and questions, presenting materials and health concepts in a way that community members can easily understand. Community health workers keep accurate records of client interactions, as well as actively participate in health training sessions and coordinate with care teams to provide appropriate health resources. These professionals also develop strong relationships with social workers to refer individuals, community leaders and other health professionals as needed.

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Community Health Worker Pay By Employer

$0$44K

Caresource Inc
8 profiles
$34,480

$41,171

$30,938

Community Health Worker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Community Health Worker


Community Health Workers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Home Health/Home Care, Community Outreach / Activism, Health Education, and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 12 percent. Oral / Verbal Communication and Public Health Education, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people familiar with Case Management also know Community Outreach / Activism.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Health Worker

Pay by Experience for a Community Health Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Community Health Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 300 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Community Health Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Community Health Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 59 salaries. A Community Health Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 11 salaries.

Community Health Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Community Health Worker?

Community Health Worker in Philadelphia:
"Rewarding experience."
Pros: Helping people one on one
Cons: The pay

Community Health Worker in Los Angeles:
"Promotes healthy living styles."
Pros: Macro-level management
Cons: pay

Community Health Worker in White Cloud:
"Feel Like Position."
Pros: I like to know that I am making a positive contribution to people and bettering their lives.
Cons: Doing reminder calls for next days appointments.

Community Health Worker in Columbus:
"I love helping people, and every day I get to."
Pros: Helping others, speaking Spanish all day, flexibility, getting oit of the office whenever I want.
Cons: Pay.

Community Health Worker in Los Angeles:
"Work felexibility."
Pros: Closer to home. Can make a difference for patients life, mostly pregnant patients.
Cons: Salary.

Community Health Worker in Wayne:
"Community Health Worker."
Pros: I get to help vulnerable populations. Advocate and empower them.
Cons: We run on grants, so not stable.

Community Health Worker in St. Paul:
"Community Health Worker."
Pros: I enjoy helping people get through the Minnesota Healthcare System. I feel good when they receive healthcare coverage and can finally go to the doctor.
Cons: Working at a non-profit can be challenging in the pay area. You are funded by outside sources and government politics can effect your pay and workload.

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Key Stats for Community Health Worker

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Community Health Worker Salaries

▲18%

Late-Career
▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$34,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Community Health Worker Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲11%


Health Education
▲7%


Bilingual
▲1%

National Average
$34,000


Public Health Education
▼14%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 17%