|Quick Facts: Health Education Specialists|
$59,990 per year
$28.84 per hour
|7% (Faster than average)|
Health education specialists develop programs to teach people about conditions affecting well-being.
Health education specialists are employed in a variety of settings, including hospitals, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. Most work full time.
Health education specialists typically need at least a bachelor’s degree. Certification may be required or preferred for some health education specialists.
The median annual wage for health education specialists was $59,990 in May 2022.
Employment of health education specialists is projected to grow 7 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations.
About 6,600 openings for health education specialists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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