Health Educators

Back to Occupations
Fast Growing
Steady Growth
Start here - Find schools that offer Dietitians and Nutritionists programs!

Occupation Description

Offer and manage health instruction programs that help individuals, families, and their communities make the most of and maintain healthy lives. Gather and examine data to ascertain community needs prior to developing, employing, observing, and assessing plans designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, procedures, and surroundings. May serve as source to assist persons, other health authorities, or the public, and may administer financial resources for health instruction programs.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Upper End
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (

Total Employees In 2010


Job Openings By 2020


Growth Rate


Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelor of Arts Health Education

Required Work Experience


National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth