Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
- Education requirements: bachelor’s degree
- Soft skills: analytical skills, instructional skills and interpersonal skills
- Average annual salary: $44,400
- 3 in state schools: Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), Portland State University (Portland, OR), Oregon Health and Science University (Portland , OR)
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