Health Educator Salary in Oklahoma - OK | Teacher | Education | Salaries

Health Teacher Salaries in Oklahoma - OK

It has been estimated by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics that, in May 2009, 720 health educators were working within the state of Oklahoma. The average health educator salary in Oklahoma at that time was $43,620, or approximately $20.97 per hour. This compares to the average annual salary of health educators across the United States, which is $49,060.

Wages vary depending upon where you work as a health educator. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that those working in specialty hospitals make the most, followed by junior colleges, dentists’ offices, general medical and surgical hospitals, and employment services. Some of these hospitals in Oklahoma include Saint Francis Hospital, Oklahoma State University Medical Center, Saint Anthony Hospital and the many INTEGRIS Health Centers. Employment for health educators in Oklahoma can be found in cities including Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman. In addition, some states pay more or less than others, and some towns and cities within a state pay more or less than others. If we take a look at the largest cities within the state of Oklahoma, you can see that some of them pay health educators working there more than others:

Oklahoma City:  $37,000
Tulsa:  $33,000
Norman:  $37,000
Lawton:  $34,000
Broken Arrow:  $34,000