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Community Health Workers in Oklahoma

Want to work in Oklahoma as a Community Health Worker? Read this first!

10.9% Jobs Projection
$43,340 Median Salary
210 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Community Health Workers Work in Oklahoma?

In 2018, there were 1,110 Community Health Workers working in the state.

There were 1,090 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Community Health Workers in OK Employment Trend

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

Community Health Workers in OK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.9%.

Job Projections for Community Health Workers: Nation vs. OK

Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 210 annual Community Health Workers job openings in Oklahoma, and 1,730 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Community Health Workers Make in Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $27,860 to $70,420 with $43,340 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.4 to $33.86. The median hourly rate was $20.84.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.77 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.07.

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

Community Health Workers Earnings: OK vs. National Average

Top Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City, OK 340 $49,190
Tulsa, OK 200 $38,200
Fort Smith, AR-OK 30 $40,170

Top States for Community Health Workers Employment

The table below shows the states 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 OK Employment Total
Social and Human Service Assistants 1,010
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 960
Health Educators 760

References

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