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Community Health Workers in Minnesota

Considering a career as a Community Health Worker in Minnesota?

15.8% Jobs Projection
$37,600 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Community Health Workers in Minnesota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Community Health Workers in Minnesota is growing faster than average.

  • Community Health Workers in Minnesota earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Community Health Workers Work in Minnesota?

1,270 people worked as Community Health Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,390 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Community Health Workers in MN Employment Trend

The typical state has 755 Community Health Workers working in it, which means Minnesota has more Community Health Workers than average.

Community Health Workers in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.9%.

Job Projections for Community Health Workers: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 200 annual job openings, and 1,610 total jobs in 2026 for Community Health Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 8,500 annual jobs and 67,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Community Health Workers Make in Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $26,210 to $61,890 with $37,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.6 to $29.75. The median hourly rate was $18.08.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.05 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.03.

The median salary in Minnesota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Community Health Workers Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota Metros for Community Health Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Community Health Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 800 $41,600
Fargo, ND-MN 70 $37,240

Top States for Community Health Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Community Health Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 6,590 $39,720
California 6,160 $45,270
Massachusetts 3,660 $42,330
Florida 2,880 $35,820
Texas 2,820 $39,450
Washington 2,230 $38,870
Pennsylvania 2,000 $38,510
Ohio 1,970 $36,450
Michigan 1,860 $41,730
Indiana 1,630 $39,240
Missouri 1,370 $36,490
Maryland 1,290 $47,600
Illinois 1,270 $38,090
Minnesota 1,270 $37,600
New Jersey 1,250 $45,750
Kentucky 1,220 $34,280
Oklahoma 1,110 $43,340
Arizona 1,030 $36,870
Georgia 1,010 $38,020
Tennessee 850 $43,550

Below are the states where Community Health Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $56,820
Utah $48,300
Maryland $47,600
New Hampshire $46,460
Rhode Island $46,420
Wyoming $46,020
New Jersey $45,750
California $45,270
Connecticut $43,790
Alaska $43,590

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Occupation MN Employment Total
Social and Human Service Assistants 15,000
Health Educators 1,550
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