Health Education Specialists

6.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
8%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
12.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$56,500
or $27.16 hourly
VOLUME
57,920
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 8% (Totally Safe)

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

The number of 'Health Education Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 12.4% by 2030
'Health Education Specialists' is expected to be a 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 'Health Education Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Health Education Specialists' was $56,500, or $27.16 hourly
'Health Education Specialists' are paid 34.7% 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 57,920 people employed as Health Education Specialists.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Use data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May link health systems, health providers, insurers, and patients to address individual and population health needs. May serve as resource to assist individuals, other health professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.

SOC Code: 21-1091.00

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