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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
Active Listening4.124
Speaking4.124.25
Writing4.124
Learning Strategies44.12
Active Learning3.883.62

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 Expression4.254.38
Oral Comprehension44.12
Speech Clarity43.88
Written Comprehension44.25
Written Expression44.25

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
Customer and Personal Service4.616.2
Education and Training4.535.34
English Language4.214.88
Clerical4.085.48
Psychology3.634.89

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
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.85.43
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships4.726.2
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge4.685.71
Getting Information4.534.73
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others4.525.49

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
Integrity4.79
Cooperation4.72
Dependability4.62
Attention to Detail4.49
Concern for Others4.41

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 2019

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim2,610 $65,500
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell2,240 $90,620
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1,540 $68,830
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale1,050 $54,780
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach1,040 $57,970
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson700 $57,920
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington700 $63,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land690 $53,330
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas670 $35,230
San Diego-Carlsbad620 $51,900

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to health educators

Source : 2018 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 24.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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