Salary for Community Health Workers

Also known as:  AIDS Social Worker, C-SWHC, Certified Social Workers In Health Care, Healthcare Social Worker, Hospice Home Care Social Worker, Hospice Social Worker, Hospital Social Worker, Medical Social Worker, Neonatal Social Worker, Nephrology Social Worker

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Community health workers identify and address community heath needs. They may work in conjunction with or as advisors to community groups, or with private clients. These professionals administer immunizations, basic preventative care, and provide suggestions regarding diagnostic testing. They may advocate for community and inidividual health needs and attend community health fairs in order to build relationships within the community. Some specialized training is required for this occupation.

A Community Health Worker usually gets an average pay level on a scale from 32000 - 48000 depending on the level of seniority. Community Health Workers receive average salaries of Forty Nine Thousand dollars each year.

Community Health Workers make the greatest compensation in the District of Columbia, which has a compensation of approximating $66270. People with this job title have the highest average potential salary in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they get pay of $54850.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.07 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Community Health Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $54,850
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $53,390
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $52,610
Finance and Insurance $52,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises $50,000
Public Administration $49,310
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $38,150
Other Services (except Public Administration) $42,700
Health Care and Social Assistance $49,170
Public Administration $49,310
Management of Companies and Enterprises $50,000
Finance and Insurance $52,590
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