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Community health worker salary in United States

How much does a Community Health Worker make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $19.50
Low $14.16
High $26.84
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a community health worker is $19.50 per hour in the United States. 2k salaries reported, updated at February 1, 2023

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Top companies for Community Health Workers in United States

  1. Elevance Health
    5,889 reviews18 salaries reported
    $42.84per hour
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Highest paying cities for Community Health Workers near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $31.87 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $28.29 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $26.93 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $22.28 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  2. Detroit, MI
    $21.33 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $20.58 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  1. Minneapolis, MN
    $19.76 per hour
    33 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $18.27 per hour
    39 salaries reported
  3. Cleveland, OH
    $17.49 per hour
    7 salaries reported
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Where can a Community Health Worker earn more?

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Most common benefits for Community Health Workers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 826 ratings

44% of Community Health Workers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Outreach Worker

25,011 job openings

Average $18.58 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Community Health Worker

As a community health worker how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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