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Community Health Workers


Help individuals and communities adopt healthier behaviors.

Community Health Workers work with individuals and communities. They may create community programs that promote or maintain health. They may conduct outreach for medical or health organizations. They may provide support or counseling, and they may promote medical services, like blood pressure screening or first aid.

Wages $21.14 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
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Career Pathways Family and Community Services
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