Salary for Community Health Workers

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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 helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 will usually earn a compensation of around $28,010 and $70,790 based on level of experience. can get an average pay level of fourty-six thousand dollars per annum.

can get the highest pay in California, where they can earn an average pay rate of just about $83,000. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Wholesale Trade, where they can earn job pay of $80,870.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 45.63 percent nationwide in that time.


Community Health Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
Educational Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Health Care and Social Assistance
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Wholesale Trade
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Public Administration
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
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