upper level job

How much does a Patient/Health Educator make in the United States? The average Patient/Health Educator salary in the United States is $61,330 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $54,390 and $68,770. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Patient/Health Educator Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Patient/Health Educator Salary $48,071 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Patient/Health Educator Salary $54,390 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Patient/Health Educator Salary $61,330 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Patient/Health Educator Salary $68,770 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Patient/Health Educator Salary $75,544 US April 24, 2024
25% $54,390 10% $48,071 90% $75,544 75% $68,770 $61,330 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
Change Search Criteria

Job Description

The Patient/Health Educator conducts needs assessments and keeps up-to-date on changes in health care technology to keep program material current. Assists with developing and designing health education programs meant to increase community awareness and knowledge. Being a Patient/Health Educator assists with health education outreach and consultation. Presents, coordinates, and disseminates educational resources and materials. In addition, Patient/Health Educator may require a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a Patient/Health Educator occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Working as a Patient/Health Educator typically requires 2-4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

Job Openings for Patient/Health Educator
  • Compensation & Benefits. Salary: Starting at $36.00/hr commensurate experience. Competitive benefits package. Medical, dental, and vision coverage. 401(k) ...
    - 1 Month Ago
  • At Thompson you will be seen and your ideas will be heard. We are constantly looking for ways to improve the lives of those in our community. We need YOU. ...
    - 5 Months Ago
  • At Columbus Regional Healthcare System we offer professional growth and advancement for every employee. Working at CRHS allows you to have the intimate hos...
    - 11 Months Ago
  • Overview. Belong. Connect. Thrive. At Emory Healthcare. We embrace innovation and empower each and every one of our employees to be catalysts of change. Be...
    - 2 Months Ago
  • Join our team and become a part of something bigger – a force for change in the fight against hunger. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is more than jus...
    - 22 Days Ago

Career Path for this job

  1. This Job:

    Patient/Health Educator

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Senior Patient/Health Educator

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Patient/Health Educator, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Patient/Health Educator in the United States. The base salary for Patient/Health Educator ranges from $54,390 to $68,770 with the average base salary of $61,330. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $55,260 to $70,350 with the average total cash compensation of $62,230.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Recently searched related titles: Community Health Specialist

Jobs with a similar salary range to Patient/Health Educator : Population Health Coordinator