Health Educator

Kayleen Meinen 1B

What do they do?

- asses the needs of the people and communities they serve

- develop programs and events to teach people about health topics

- teach people how to cope with or manage existing health conditions

- help people find health services or information

- advocate for improved health resources and policies that promote health


Health educators work in setting like hospitals, nonprofit organizations, government, doctor's offices, private businesses, and colleges

Mostly work in an office, takes time out of office to carry out programs or attend meeting

Usually work full time

How do you become one?

Have a bachelor's degree in health education or promotion

Typically need a brief on-the-job training


$41,830 per year

$20.11 per hour

Job Outlook

21% (faster than average)

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