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Community Health Workers

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
211094  Community Health Workers 2,034 2,299 265 13.03 % 66 26 40 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,230  61 % 1,450  63 % 220  18 % $42,820
Social Assistance    420  21 % 490  21 % 70  16 % $40,900
Hospitals    320  16 % 360  16 % 40  14 % $49,400
Ambulatory Health Care Services    290  14 % 380  16 % 90  29 % $51,450
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    200  10 % 230  10 % 30  12 % $35,540
Educational Services    110  5 % 110  5 % 0  7 % $49,030
Educational Services    110  5 % 110  5 % 0  7 % $49,030
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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