Health Educator with Health and Wellness Skills Salary

The average salary for a Health Educator with Health and Wellness skills is $43,501 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$34,606 - $60,672
$35K
$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,484
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$14.46 - $28.47
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MEDIAN: $19.65
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$0$60K
Salary $34,606 - $60,672
Bonus $485 - $3,852
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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$31,056 - $60,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.46 - $28.47
Overtime $15.32 - $48.94
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $485 - $3,852
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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$31,056 - $60,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140

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.

Health Educator Job Listings

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 $40,000 based on 116 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 54 salaries. An experienced Health Educator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 30 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 $46,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Health Educator

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Health Educator Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%