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Health Educators

Job Information

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 a resource to assist individuals, other healthcare workers, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.


  • 51 percent of health educators work in healthcare and social assistance, and an additional 23 percent work in government.
  • A bachelor's degree is the minimum requirement for entry-level jobs, but a master's degree may be required for certain positions or for advancement.
  • Faster than average job growth is expected.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $47,940/yr ($23.97/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors