Health Educators in Alaska
Want to work in Alaska as a Health Educator? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Health Educators in Alaska are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Health Educators in Alaska is growing faster than average.
Health Educators in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Health Educators Work in Alaska?
In 2018, there were 290 Health Educators working in the state.
There were 310 Health Educators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 680 Health Educators working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Health Educators than average.
Job Projections for Alaska
Jobs for Health Educators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.6%.
Alaska Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 330 total jobs in 2026 for Health Educators in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 8,700 annual jobs and 69,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Health Educators Make in Alaska?
In 2018 wages for Health Educators ranged from $43,470 to $101,070 with $57,510 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.9 to $48.59. The median hourly rate was $27.65.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.02 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.37.
The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Alaska Metros for Health Educators
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Health Educators.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Health Educators Employment
The table below shows the states where most Health Educators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Health Educators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$87,930|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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