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Career information and college search tools for health educators and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Schools for Health Educators are listed in the Browse Schools Section.

Health Educators Skills

Below are the skills needed to be health educators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Speaking4.124.12
Active Listening44
Critical Thinking44
Writing44
Reading Comprehension3.884

Health Educators Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be health educators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Expression4.384.25
Speech Clarity4.124
Oral Comprehension44.12
Written Comprehension44
Written Expression44.12

Health Educators Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be health educators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Education and Training4.475.57
English Language4.385.08
Customer and Personal Service3.895.1
Communications and Media3.754.06
Clerical3.584.48

Health Educators Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being health educators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships4.725.96
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization4.565.28
Training and Teaching Others4.555.17
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.475.06
Getting Information4.444.55

Health Educators Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being health educators according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.74
Cooperation4.36
Dependability4.33
Initiative4.3
Concern for Others4.23

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Health Educators

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Health Educators jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3,000 $57,830
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell2,420 $87,780
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1,690 $74,450
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach1,100 $55,100
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale1,020 $59,750
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington800 $60,520
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land700 $54,780
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas660 $33,790
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue600 $62,350
San Diego-Carlsbad550 $52,420

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to health educators

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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