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Health Educators (21-1091)

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).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 306 328 7.19 12 24 38
United States 62100 68500 0.0 2400 4900 8000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 29.86 16.21 20.13 27.16 37.16 48.99
Alaska 33.49 21.93 26.44 31.77 39.55 48.02
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 35.46 23.74 28.69 33.03 41.79 51.96
Balance of State 31.81 21.79 26.04 30.64 36.88 45.32

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.