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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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southwest Minnesota 509$26.46/hr$16.96/hr$19.77/hr$24.30/hr$31.47/hr$37.90/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/A$49.59/hr
Professional and Business Services300$34.17/hr
Education and Health Services1,250$31.29/hr
Leisure and Hospitality10$31.61/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration250$31.69/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$31.11/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$31.48/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$23.94/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$24.35/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$30.91/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$24.30/hr4.4%
St Cloud MN MSA 50$31.80/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$27.98/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$29.86/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 70$30.59/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$30.50/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 100$25.11/hr7.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 100$30.79/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 110$30.79/hr15.0%
Southeast Minnesota 130$30.50/hr6.8%
Central Minnesota 140$31.44/hr12.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,270$32.22/hr16.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,330$32.22/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,830$31.71/hr16.2%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,400$81,986.59/yr18.2%
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 220$81,986.59/yr3.2%
Social and Community Service Managers 4,960$38.74/hr11.8%
Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 20$65,695.13/yrN/A
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,400$96,467.89/yr17.3%
Rehabilitation Counselors 3,030$23.91/hr5.7%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,240$30.79/hr10.6%
Residential Advisors 2,640$20.49/hr7.6%


  • Supervise professional and technical staff in implementing health programs, objectives, and goals.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, such as reports, bulletins, and visual aids, to address smoking, vaccines, and other public health concerns.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health care.
  • Document activities and record information, such as the numbers of applications completed, presentations conducted, and persons assisted.
  • Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks, and other information to facilitate the functioning of health education programs.
  • Develop and maintain health education libraries to provide resources for staff and community agencies.
  • 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.
  • Collaborate with health specialists and civic groups to determine community health needs and the availability of services and to develop goals for meeting needs.
  • Document activities and record information, such as the numbers of applications completed, presentations conducted, and persons assisted.