• Health Educators
  • Human Services
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 55,050
    $36,370 range bar $85,730
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Health educators provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. They may collect and analyze data to identify community needs before planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs.

What do they typically do

  • Help people find health services or information
  • Assess needs of people and communities they serve
  • Advocate for improved health resources and policies that promote health
  • Evaluate effectiveness of programs and educational materials
  • Document activities and record information, such as the numbers of applications completed, presentations conducted, and persons assisted
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health care
  • Provide training programs for other health professionals or community health workers
  • Develop programs and events to teach people about health topics and how to cope with or manage existing health conditions

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Job Growth +1.0%
Job Opening 152

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