Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

21-1094 Community Health Workers



Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs. Excludes “Health Educators” (21-1091).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 13020$17.13/hr$12.17/hr$13.42/hr$15.37/hr$20.66/hr$25.41/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services30$24.39/hr
Education and Health Services1,070$18.17/hr
Other Services50$25.49/hr
Public Administration200$25.02/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$13.53/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/A$29.70/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$15.16/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/A$14.04/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20N/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$20.26/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$18.90/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$21.60/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$19.95/hr-3.4%
Southeast Minnesota 100$15.53/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 130$15.37/hr-8.1%
Northwest Balance of State 140$15.01/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 160$19.80/hr6.5%
Northeast Minnesota 210$13.54/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 740$21.51/hr21.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 760$21.56/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,370$19.19/hr15.5%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers 330$37.38/hr4.0%
Medical Assistants 9,950$20.35/hr25.3%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 690$25.26/hr19.2%


  • Identify or contact members of high-risk or otherwise targeted groups, such as members of minority populations, low-income populations, or pregnant women.
  • Maintain updated client records with plans, notes, appropriate forms, or related information.
  • Maintain updated client records with plans, notes, appropriate forms, or related information.
  • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to improving general health, such as diet or exercise.
  • Identify or contact members of high-risk or otherwise targeted groups, such as members of minority populations, low-income populations, or pregnant women.
  • Refer community members to needed health services.
  • Refer community members to needed health services.
  • Distribute flyers, brochures, or other informational or educational documents to inform members of a targeted community.
  • Advise clients or community groups on issues related to improving general health, such as diet or exercise.
  • Contact clients in person, by phone, or in writing to ensure they have completed required or recommended actions.