Career Outlook for Health Educators

Also known as:  Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Health Education Specialist, Community Health Education Coordinator, Diabetes Educator, Health Education Specialist, Health Educator, Public Health Educator, CHW, Community Health Advisor, Community Health Representative
The overall job outlook for Health Educator careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 25.06 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.18 percent per year. Demand for Health Educators is expected to go up, with an expected 20,060 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.31 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Health Educators in the following states
California 7,920
New York 6,160
Texas 3,630
Georgia 2,860
Pennsylvania 2,620
Florida 2,380
Illinois 2,130
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Health Educators
Delaware 140
South Dakota 150
Wyoming 160
North Dakota 170
Rhode Island 220
Vermont 250
Nevada 250