Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Community Health Workers (21-1094)

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).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 126 138 9.52 5 10 16
United States 61700 69400 0.0 2400 5000 8200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 22.12 13.47 16.33 20.19 26.11 34.03
Alaska 27.99 14.93 18.50 25.10 36.50 47.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.67 11.17 15.94 18.35 23.43 29.32
Balance of State 33.28 18.50 23.35 32.11 43.67 50.45

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