Health Educator

Lauren Wierdsma

Job Description

Teaching patients and the public how to get and stay well. Patient education can be an effective way to control ever-increasing healthcare costs, so the demand for health educators is growing.

Duties

  • Develop community presentations
  • Supervise professional public health

Skills Required

  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing
  • Reading Comprehension

Employment Forecast/ Trends

  • Growing by 12%
  • 1950 job openings

Wages

$51,960 annually in texas

$71,020

Post High School Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Post Masters Certificate