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Health Educators in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as a Health Educator?

24.0% Jobs Projection
$53,980 Median Salary
890 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Health Educators in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Health Educators in New York is growing faster than average.

  • Health Educators in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Health Educators Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 4,640 Health Educators working in the state.

There were 4,680 Health Educators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Health Educators in NY Employment Trend

The typical state has 680 Health Educators working in it, which means New York has more Health Educators than average.

Health Educators in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Health Educators in this state are growing at a rate of 24.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.6%.

Job Projections for Health Educators: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 890 annual Health Educators job openings in New York, and 7,020 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 8,700 annual jobs and 69,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Health Educators Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Health Educators ranged from $33,740 to $87,290 with $53,980 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.22 to $41.97. The median hourly rate was $25.95.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.58 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.37.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Health Educators Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,340 $55,490
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 330 $59,230
Rochester, NY 290 $50,310
Syracuse, NY 230 $56,240
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 200 $57,620
Utica-Rome, NY 70 $37,770
Binghamton, NY 70 $51,190
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 50 $45,100
Ithaca, NY 40 $57,010

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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