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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
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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)

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  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

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