Health Educators

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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
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

55270

Job Openings By 2020

36900

Growth Rate

36.5%

Required Education

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

Required Work Experience

None

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