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 7010$22.11/hr$15.62/hr$17.03/hr$20.21/hr$27.14/hr$31.07/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial Activities30$37.23/hr
Professional and Business Services280$29.15/hr
Education and Health Services1,410$27.57/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/A$27.50/hr
Other ServicesN/A$21.54/hr
Public Administration280$28.57/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Southeast Minnesota N/A$31.06/hr8.9%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$33.80/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$22.91/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$25.30/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$21.25/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$27.66/hr2.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60$26.74/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$29.83/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 60$28.97/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 70$20.21/hr15.8%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 70$28.27/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 70$25.65/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 130$24.34/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 140$24.20/hr20.0%
Central Minnesota 150$29.71/hr15.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,470$27.50/hr10.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,590$27.85/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,170$27.82/hr9.4%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Training and Development Specialists 6,770$32.39/hr7.7%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,430$26.84/hr9.6%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 340N/A3.9%
Social and Community Service Managers 4,010$36.13/hr9.6%
Residential Advisors 2,560$18.85/hr9.7%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,570$28.13/hr-1.0%


  • 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.