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Health Educators in Alaska

Want to work in Alaska as a Health Educator? Read this first!

10.0% Jobs Projection
$57,510 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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.

Health Educators in AK Employment Trend

The typical state has 680 Health Educators working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Health Educators than average.

Health Educators in AK vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Health Educators: Nation vs. AK

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.

Health Educators Earnings: AK vs. National Average

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
Anchorage, AK 160 $58,170

Top States for Health Educators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Health Educators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,830 $56,450
New York 4,640 $53,980
Florida 3,550 $48,150
Georgia 2,650 $85,100
Texas 2,470 $51,520
Maryland 2,250 $75,270
Ohio 2,170 $54,510
Pennsylvania 2,090 $59,480
Massachusetts 1,970 $56,540
Illinois 1,880 $55,380
Arizona 1,620 $46,220
Minnesota 1,550 $55,650
Missouri 1,480 $42,240
Washington 1,470 $59,140
Indiana 1,460 $51,250
Michigan 1,390 $49,970
Virginia 1,260 $49,080
North Carolina 1,180 $51,620
Tennessee 1,120 $37,520
Oregon 1,120 $49,920

Below are the states where Health Educators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $87,930
Georgia $85,100
Rhode Island $79,830
Maryland $75,270
Connecticut $71,460
Hawaii $68,050
Delaware $66,140
South Carolina $61,170
Pennsylvania $59,480
Washington $59,140

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