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 11024$13.22/hr$10.49/hr$11.50/hr$12.77/hr$14.39/hr$15.73/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial Activities60$28.82/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$24.40/hr
Education and Health Services960$16.93/hr
Other Services60$24.75/hr
Public Administration160$25.83/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$18.61/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$16.61/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/A$14.47/hr15.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$14.26/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$17.86/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 30$23.78/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$21.15/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 70$18.77/hr-3.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$18.21/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80$19.62/hr6.5%
Southeast Minnesota 100$19.21/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 110$12.77/hr-8.1%
Northwest Balance of State 120$12.57/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 780$20.23/hr21.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 800$20.35/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,270$18.39/hr15.5%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Funeral Directors 160$48.11/hr5.4%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 360$35.06/hr4.0%
Medical Assistants 10,010$19.79/hr25.3%


  • 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.