What they do:
Promote healthy living through educating individuals and communities about preventing injury, illness and disease. Health educators offer individuals and communities the knowledge and skills necessary to become or stay healthy. Health educators assess the needs of the community, plan an intervention program, implement and evaluate the program to determine its effectiveness.
What they make:
Median annual salary in 2010 was $50,270. With a range from $26,730 to $81,430.
Where they work:
Employment is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations through 2018.