Information About Health Educators

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Training

Health educators need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Health educators
Training for Health Educators
Percent
Less than High School 2.4
High School 15.3
Some College 20.9
Associates Degree 9.6
Bachelors Degree 37.1
Masters Degree 13.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.3

Employment

Represents about 66,000 people in the United States- 0.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 12,000 more health educators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 26,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, health educators make $25.07 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Health educators $12.90 $16.80 $23.00 $31.50 $41.10
Community and social services occupations $11.10 $14.40 $19.10 $26.20 $34.10
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, health educators make $52,150 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Health educators $26,860 $34,970 $47,940 $65,520 $85,490
Community and social services occupations $23,160 $29,990 $39,880 $54,650 $71,070
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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