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Health Educators in Utah

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

38.1% Jobs Projection
$48,470 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

  • Health Educators in Utah earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Health Educators Work in Utah?

There were approximately 340 workers employed as Health Educators in this state in 2018.

There were 300 Health Educators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Health Educators in UT Employment Trend

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

Health Educators in UT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Utah

Jobs for Health Educators in this state are growing at a rate of 38.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.6%.

Job Projections for Health Educators: Nation vs. UT

Utah Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 580 jobs for Utah Health Educators in 2026.

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

What do Health Educators Make in Utah?

In 2018 wages for Health Educators ranged from $31,090 to $82,030 with $48,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.95 to $39.44. The median hourly rate was $23.3.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.32 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.02.

The median salary in Utah is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Health Educators Earnings: UT vs. National Average

Top Utah 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
Salt Lake City, UT 190 $51,460
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 90 $46,620
Provo-Orem, UT 40 $44,160

Top States for Health Educators Employment

View the list below to see 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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Occupation UT Employment Total
Social and Human Service Assistants 6,220
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 720
Community Health Workers 550


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