Community Health Worker
What They Do:
Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Community health workers typically need to have at least a high school diploma and must complete a brief period of on-the-job training. Some states have certification programs for community health workers.
Where They Work:
What They Make:
The median annual wage for community health workers was $40,360 in 2019.
Projected to grow 13 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations
Updated February 2021