Community Health Workers in Tennessee
Considering a career as a Community Health Worker in Tennessee?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Community Health Workers in Tennessee are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Community Health Workers in Tennessee is growing faster than average.
Community Health Workers in Tennessee earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Community Health Workers Work in Tennessee?
There were approximately 850 workers employed as Community Health Workers in this state in 2018.
There were 790 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 755 Community Health Workers working in it, which means Tennessee has more Community Health Workers than average.
Job Projections for Tennessee
Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 27.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.9%.
Tennessee Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 150 annual Community Health Workers job openings in Tennessee, and 1,170 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 Tennessee?
In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $26,130 to $64,580 with $43,550 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.56 to $31.05. The median hourly rate was $20.94.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.63 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $4.31.
The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Tennessee 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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