Search our database of over 15,000 job postings.
Search for a school in your area to further your education and expertise.
Search our job profile database to find the career of your dreams.
Use the navigation below to view the most popular career categories and career profiles:
view all Career Profiles
Health educators are responsible for keeping people informed on how to live healthy lifestyles including proper nutrition and exercise family planning and prenatal care. It is their job to determine the needs of the population with whom they work and to keep people informed (either an individual or group basis) about relevant health issues. They often oversee programs of inoculation for illnesses such as the flu. In addition they gather written materials on topics such as sexually-transmitted diseases and sometimes they arrange for guest speakers to give talks in their areas of expertise. Health educators work for federal and state governments and for community-based centers. Some health educators teach at colleges and universities or work in clinics at educational institutions. The website www.ehow.com says entry-level health educators need a bachelor's degree in health education and they should also have some background in psychology and human development. Those seeking careers in public health need a master's degree in a field related to health. All health educators must participate in continuing education throughout their careers in order to stay aware of new developments in the field. According to the website www.jobdescriptions.net health educators can become certified health education specialists (CHES) by earning a passing score on an exam administered bi-annually by the National Commission for Health Education. Employment opportunities for health educators are expected to grow at a greater than average rate in the coming decade. Earnings depend on their level of their education employer and their experience. However the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov) says that the median salary for health educators is approximately $44000 a year. Those employed by hospitals tend to earn high salaries than those that work for family service agencies.
Common Names: Health Educator, Public Health Educator, Nutritionist, Health Promotion Specialist, Nurse Educator
Avg. Salary*: $44,000
Salary Range*: $34,000 - $54,000
Other Online Resources:
* The salary information contained on AllStarJobs is given in good faith and we use all reasonable efforts to ensure that it is accurate. However, we give no representation or warranty in respect of such information and all such representations and warranties, whether express or implied, are excluded.
Matching School Ads
The MSW@USC is the first top-ranked MSW program offered nationally. Many online programs are limited to certain geographic areas or the availability of courses, making it necessary to travel to campus. Our program can be completed from virtually anywhere without the need to relocate to Southern California.
The USC School of Social Work works with selected agencies and organizations across the country that represent the complete range of social services. This provides MSW@USC students the opportunity to apply what they learn in class and a chance to work with real-life clients in the community.
Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.
A liberal arts institution with 16 colleges and schools, Liberty offers programs in fields such as medicine, religion, law, aviation, cinematic arts, psychology, business, and more. Part of the Big South Conference, Liberty fields 20 NCAA Division I athletic teams and 32 Club Sports teams, offering fans an unparalleled college sports experience.
Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.
Home to more than 58,000 students from all 50 states and 125 different countries, Rutgers’ mission is to prepare students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. That’s made possible by a faculty and staff of over 13,000 members, which includes an Abel Prize winner, Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur “Genius Award” Fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, and many more.
Syracuse's Master's in Library and Information Science (MLIS) curriculum prepares students for careers in a broad range of settings, including academic institutions, public libraries, corporations, government agencies, and cultural institutions.
Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.
At Baker College, you’ll have the opportunity to choose between an on campus education or an online education, depending on what works best for you and for your schedule. Our ground campuses are located across Michigan and one campus in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Matching School Ads