DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
21-1091 Health Educators
Occupational Description:Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May serve as resource to assist individuals, other health professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs. Excludes “Community Health Workers” (21-1094).
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 10 - Southeast||80||10||$28.65/hr||$1.16/hr||$21.42/hr||$24.71/hr||$28.04/hr||$32.37/hr||$35.99/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary||160||$27.59/hr||N/A|
Tasks for Health Educators
- Plans and provides educational opportunities for health personnel.
- Collaborates with health specialists and civic groups to ascertain community health needs, determine availability of services, and to develop goals.
- Promotes health discussions in schools, industry, and community agencies.
- Prepares and disseminates educational and informational materials.
- Develops and maintains cooperation between public, civic, professional, and voluntary agencies.
- Conducts community surveys to ascertain health needs, develop desirable health goals, and determine availability of professional health services.