Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

21-1091 Health Educators



Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May serve as resource to assist individuals, other health professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs. Excludes “Community Health Workers” (21-1094).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 11020$24.68/hr$16.15/hr$18.63/hr$23.12/hr$29.08/hr$37.38/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services290$27.38/hr
Education and Health Services800$27.72/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/A$19.35/hr
Public Administration290$28.29/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$33.57/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$27.04/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A$28.18/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$27.06/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 10$22.12/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$28.26/hr2.0%
St Cloud MN MSA 50$29.45/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$21.30/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 50$27.32/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 80$24.73/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 90$24.06/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$23.85/hr20.0%
Northwest Minnesota 110$23.12/hr15.8%
Central Minnesota 140$28.04/hr15.5%
Southeast Minnesota 210$30.47/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 960$26.90/hr10.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 990$26.89/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,550$27.22/hr9.4%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Training and Development Specialists 6,290$31.18/hr7.7%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,150$26.60/hr9.6%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 410N/A3.9%
Social and Community Service Managers 3,360$35.37/hr9.6%
Residential Advisors 2,370$18.26/hr9.7%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,650$27.54/hr-1.0%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 820$43.06/hrN/A


  • Provide guidance to agencies and organizations on assessment of health education needs and on development and delivery of health education programs.
  • Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks, and other information to facilitate the functioning of health education programs.
  • Document activities and record information, such as the numbers of applications completed, presentations conducted, and persons assisted.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, such as reports, bulletins, and visual aids, to address smoking, vaccines, and other public health concerns.
  • Provide program information to the public by preparing and presenting press releases, conducting media campaigns, or maintaining program-related Web sites.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs, such as training workshops, conferences, and school or community presentations.
  • Develop educational materials and programs for community agencies, local government, and state government.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health care.
  • Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks, and other information to facilitate the functioning of health education programs.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, such as reports, bulletins, and visual aids, to address smoking, vaccines, and other public health concerns.