Community Health Workers in Oregon
Considering a career as a Community Health Worker in Oregon?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Community Health Workers in Oregon are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Community Health Workers in Oregon is growing faster than average.
Community Health Workers in Oregon earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Community Health Workers Work in Oregon?
In Oregon, there were 750 people working as Community Health Workers in the year 2018.
There were 770 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 755 Community Health Workers working in it, which means Oregon has fewer Community Health Workers than average.
Job Projections for Oregon
Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.9%.
Oregon Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 730 jobs for Oregon Community Health Workers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 8,500 annual jobs and 67,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Community Health Workers Make in Oregon?
In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $30,180 to $58,010 with $40,790 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.51 to $27.89. The median hourly rate was $19.61.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.35 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.26.
The median salary in Oregon is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Oregon 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|
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|
Below are the states where Community Health Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$56,820|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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