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Health Educators

in Massachusetts

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).

Occupation Projection for Health Educators

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
211091  Health Educators 1,507 1,691 184 12.21 % 72 119 18 209 Bachelor's degree 

Health Educators Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    770  51 % 860  51 % 90  11 % $65,070
Hospitals    340  22 % 360  21 % 20  7 % $75,430
Other Services (except Government)    230  15 % 270  16 % 40  16 % $53,240
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    230  15 % 270  16 % 40  16 % $53,240
Social Assistance    210  14 % 240  14 % 30  12 % $48,390
Ambulatory Health Care Services    170  11 % 200  12 % 30  17 % $72,860
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    130  8 % 150  9 % 20  17 % $70,140
Educational Services    120  8 % 140  8 % 20  14 % $68,410
Educational Services    120  8 % 140  8 % 20  14 % $68,410
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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