Health Educators


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast, Career Cluster
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100429
Health Educators

Health Educators - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Hospitals
  • Local, state, and federal government agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Social service agencies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will grow much faster than average. As health care costs rise, more attention and money are being given to preventative health care approaches. New federal laws will also lead to more screenings being available. Public health educators will be needed to help people find health care services they need.

Job prospects should be best for people who have formal training or who have specialized in a specific area of public health. People who speak a second language should also have good job opportunities.

Public Health Educators (CIS 100429)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
2,051
Small
&
5.7%
5.8%
>>>>
263
Moderate
  Champaign Area
44
Small
&
11.4%
7.0%
>>>>
5
Few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
36
Small
&
5.6%
5.0%
>>>>
5
Few
  Cook County
959
Small
&
4.8%
5.6%
>>>>
122
Moderate
  Decatur Area
17
Small
&
5.9%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
78
Small
&
10.3%
9.7%
>>>>
11
Few
  Du Page County
163
Small
&
8.0%
5.4%
>>>>
22
Few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
29
Small
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
95
Small
&
15.8%
8.6%
>>>>
15
Few
  McHenry County
24
Small
&
12.5%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
35
Small
&
8.6%
6.8%
>>>>
5
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
36
Small
&
2.8%
3.6%
>>>>
5
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
103
Small
&
5.8%
7.3%
>>>>
14
Moderate
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
31
Small
&
12.9%
4.3%
>>>>
4
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
33
Small
&
6.1%
5.7%
>>>>
4
Few
  Rockford Area
64
Small
&
6.2%
7.6%
>>>>
8
Few
  Springfield Area
66
Medium
&
7.6%
4.7%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  St Louis-Belleville Area
55
Small
&
9.1%
6.4%
>>>>
7
Few
  Vermilion County
13
Small
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
59
Small
&
6.8%
9.1%
>>>>
7
Few
United States
62,200
Medium
&
11.4%
3.7%
>>>>
6,900
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.