Community Health Workers

5.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
11%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
21%
by 2030
WAGES
$42,000
or $20.19 hourly
VOLUME
58,670
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 11% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Persuasion
Finger Dexterity
Negotiation
Originality
Key
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Community Health Workers' job openings is expected to rise 21% by 2030
'Community Health Workers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Community Health Workers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Community Health Workers' was $42,000, or $20.19 hourly
'Community Health Workers' are paid 0.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 58,670 people employed as Community Health Workers.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Promote health within a community by assisting individuals to adopt healthy behaviors. Serve as an advocate for the health needs of individuals by assisting community residents in effectively communicating with healthcare providers or social service agencies. Act as liaison or advocate and implement programs that promote, maintain, and improve individual and overall community health. May deliver health-related preventive services such as blood pressure, glaucoma, and hearing screenings. May collect data to help identify community health needs.

SOC Code: 21-1094.00

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