$43,902
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,007

Profit Sharing

$850

Commission

$4,650
The average pay for a Health Educator is $43,095 per year. A skill in Program Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$31,587 - $60,193
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$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,902
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$14.14 - $28.43
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MEDIAN: $18.83
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$0$60K
Salary $31,587 - $60,193
Bonus $252 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $850
Commission $4,650
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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$30,631 - $59,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 644
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $14.14 - $28.43
Overtime $14.39 - $45.75
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $252 - $4,966
Commission $4,650
Profit Sharing $850
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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$30,631 - $59,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 423

Job Description for Health Educator

Health educators work in a variety of locations, but almost always in indoor environments. They are employed primarily by facilities/institutions associated with health care, such as hospitals, wellness centers, and other health departments. Most health educators work traditional weekly business hours; some are also licensed teachers who provide health education in public schools. Candidates for this position should have at least a bachelor's degree in a field such as health, wellness, biology, human development, or a related field. Some states may require additional licensing, as well.

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Health Educator Tasks

  • Advise and support patients or staff in making specific health behavior changes and in seeking appropriate health care services.
  • Evaluate and document participant progress, keep records and statistics.
  • Carry out patient or member outreach services.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs.

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Popular Skills for Health Educator

Pay by Experience Level for Health Educator

Pay by Experience for a Health Educator has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Educator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 393 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Educator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Health Educator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 86 salaries. A Health Educator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,918

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Health Educator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Health Educator?

Health Educator in Asbury Park:
"Great."
Pros: educating on health diseases
Cons:

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Key Stats for Health Educator

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 155 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Health Educator Salaries

▲30%

▲20%

▲9%

National Average
$42,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Health Educator Salaries

Program Development
▲12%

Patient Education
▲1%

Curriculum Planning
▼0%

National Average
$42,000


Health and Wellness
▼1%



Community Outreach / Activism
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%