$44,181
Avg. Salary
$18.89
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,006

Profit Sharing

$200

Commission

$4,650

The average pay for a Health Educator is $18.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Health Educator is $44,181 per year.

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$28
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MEDIAN $19
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MEDIAN $44,181
$31,698 - $60,255
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MEDIAN: $44,181
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$14.16 - $28.40
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$0$60K
Salary $31,698 - $60,255
Bonus $246 - $5,087
Profit Sharing $200
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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$30,676 - $60,058
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 634
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $14.16 - $28.40
Overtime $15.00 - $45.92
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $246 - $5,087
Commission $4,650
Profit Sharing $200
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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$30,676 - $60,058
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 424

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: $42,065

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:

Health Educator in Irvine:
"The cost of living is simply too high."
Pros: Love the area - great restaurants and hiking.
Cons: Cost of living, congestion.

Health Educator in Northridge:
"Ask for Advice."
Try out different internships so you are exposed to a variety of experiences. Talk to people already in the field and ask them both what they like and dislike about their job, or the hardest part about it.

Health Educator in Camden:
"Have a Passion."
You must have a passion, IF you do not THIS is not the field for you!

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

Experience Affects Health Educator Salaries

▲29%

▲19%

▲9%

National Average
$42,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Health Educator Salaries

Program Development
▲12%

Patient Education
▲1%

National Average
$42,000


Health and Wellness
▼1%

Curriculum Planning
▼1%



Community Outreach / Activism
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%