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Estimated employment600
Mean wage$26.86
Entry wage$16.79
10th percentile wage$16.18
50th percentile wage$24.91
90th percentile wage$43.31
 Top Employing Industries
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations7012.4%
Public Administration7012.2%
Educational Services7011.8%
Social Assistance508.6%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities2029.37
Educational Services7028.18
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations7026.19
Public Administration7023.30
Health Educators (21-1091)
Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. 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 also serve as a resource to assist individuals, other professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$24.91 $24.32  $0.59
2015$24.28+2.6%$23.70 +2.6%$0.58
2014$23.82+1.9%$23.26 +1.9%$0.56
2013$23.37+1.9%$22.81 +1.9%$0.55
2012$22.91+2.0%$22.37 +2.0%$0.54
2011$22.56+1.6%$22.02 +1.6%$0.53
2010$22.16+1.8%$21.64 +1.8%$0.52
2009$21.92+1.1%$21.41 +1.1%$0.52
2008$21.27+3.1%$20.77 +3.1%$0.50
2007$20.56+3.5%$20.07 +3.5%$0.49
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$24.91 $21.45  $3.46
2015$24.28+2.6%$20.85 +2.9%$3.43
2014$23.82+1.9%$20.40 +2.2%$3.42
2013$23.37+1.9%$19.99 +2.1%$3.38
2012$22.91+2.0%$19.65 +1.7%$3.26
2011$22.56+1.6%$19.34 +1.6%$3.22
2010$22.16+1.8%$19.02 +1.7%$3.15
2009$21.92+1.1%$18.76 +1.4%$3.17
2008$21.27+3.1%$18.28 +2.6%$2.99
2007$20.56+3.5%$17.69 +3.3%$2.87
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Connecticut $24.91 600
Highest Employment
Connecticut $24.91 600

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016

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