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Health Communications Specialist Careers

It's no big secret that entering the health field is one of the best ways to take advantage of a wide range of professional and personal benefits. But for those who want to enjoy the benefits the field offers without providing bedside care, choosing a career is tricky. Becoming a health communications specialist is one option worth considering, and something that could give you exactly what you want out of a career.

The health communication field is very diverse, and becoming a specialist within it will mean different things depending on where you live, who your employer is, and what you hope to do. Read on to find out more about this important and quickly growing career opportunity.

What Is a Health Communications Specialist?

A health communications specialist is someone who works to help others understand more about medical treatment, health lifestyle choices, disease prevention, and more. They focus primarily on spreading information to the public that can have an overall impact on the health and wellbeing of the population. It's much like a marketing position, only instead of trying to sell a product, the focus of the health communications specialist is on boosting health awareness.

Potential job duties will vary, but are likely to include the following things:

  •          •          Analyze public health risks or concerns to determine what areas need improvement
  •          •          Design printed materials that educate about health issues and distribute them to the community
  •          •          Create ad campaigns that help increase public knowledge of health related risks and solutions
  •          •          Use the internet and other forms of mass media to help influence public policy and to help educate the public about various health and wellness issues
  •          •          Conduct workshops to improve overall understanding and management of health issues
  •          •          Issue press releases about emergencies or about crisis related issues in the community health field
  •          •          Analyze current programs and initiatives and determine how health communication efforts can be changed for better results
  •          •          Measure overall outcomes of all efforts above and adjust as needed

Obviously, it's a very diverse and unique job and as such you'll need a wide range of skills in order to thrive. It can be very rewarding, however, both professionally and personally.

Characteristics

Some personal traits and characteristics can have a major impact on your ability to excel in the job. If you're considering entering the field, be sure you have strengths in the following areas.

  •          •          Confidence – You'll need to have faith in your abilities since you'll be in charge of various things that can have a direct impact on the health of the public.
  •          •          Good Communication Skills – Obviously, working in the communications field requires good communication capabilities. You'll want to make sure that you have good written and verbal communication skills.
  •          •          Good Organization – The job requires careful examination and consideration of a wide range of different things. As a result, being able to organize effectively is important.

Nature of the Work

The job is primarily an office based one, and most of your time will be spent on a computer analyzing information and designing new strategies, programs, and initiatives. You may develop social media programs, work on commercials in print or video, and develop reports on your efforts' effectiveness. You may also leave the office from time to time for meetings, or to attend conferences or seminars around the country. Working as a health communication specialist will take you to numerous places and allow you to enjoy some of the most diverse work in the field of public health.

Common employers are government agencies, but some nonprofit organizations as well as schools or news networks may also hire health communications specialists.

Education and Training

Health communications specialists will often have different paths into the field. Usually, a bachelor's degree in health communications is the primary entry point. Master's degrees in the field are also possible and will enhance your ability to find employment. Usually, employers also require at least 5 years of experience in health care or business communication. The specific requirements will vary depending on your employer. Training will include work with word processing, multimedia design software, social media use, and more.

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Salaries vary just as much as educational requirements, and average salaries range from between $51,000 and $97,000 per year. Pay will be based on location, employer, and your experience and education levels. 

Average Salaries Across The Country

Alaska - $40,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 46th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Alaska are 21% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 46th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, North Slope Borough, AK, NANA Management Services, and NMS USA.
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Health Communications Specialist $40,000 Bar high
Alabama - $51,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 13th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Alabama are 1% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 13th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Cigna, AmeriCorps, FLORIDA ROCK & TANK LINES, and Quest Diagnostics.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $51,000 Bar high
Arkansas - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 20th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 4% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 20th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Correct Care Solutions, Springwoods Behavioral Health, Air Evac Lifeteam, and Methodist Family Health.
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Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
Arizona - $44,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 40th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Arizona are 15% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 40th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Banner Health, Emeritus Senior Living, Indian Health Service, and University of Arizona.
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Health Communications Specialist $44,000 Bar high
California - $56,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 6th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in California are 8% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 6th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like California State University, University of California San Francisco, Maxim Healthcare Services, and Hallmark Rehabilitation.
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Health Communications Specialist $56,000 Bar high
Colorado - $46,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 33rd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Colorado are 12% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 33rd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Denver Public Schools, Vivage, University of Colorado, and Cross Country TravCorps.
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Health Communications Specialist $46,000 Bar high
Connecticut - $58,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 4th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Connecticut are 12% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 4th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Cigna, Greenwich Hospital, Devereux, and Emeritus Senior Living.
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Health Communications Specialist $58,000 Bar high
DC - $61,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 2nd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 18% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 2nd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Leidos, Northrop Grumman, Finra, and MinuteClinic.
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Health Communications Specialist $61,000 Bar high
Delaware - $47,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 31st
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Delaware are 10% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 31st among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Christiana Care, LifeStar Response, Wilmington University, and Cigna.
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Health Communications Specialist $47,000 Bar high
Florida - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 21st
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Florida are 6% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 21st among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like University of Florida, Emeritus Senior Living, Florida Hospital, and Broward Health Corporate.
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Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
Georgia - $58,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 5th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 5th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like State of Georgia, Emory University, MinuteClinic, and Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $58,000 Bar high
Hawaii - $33,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 51st
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Hawaii are 36% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 51st among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like County of Hawaii, HMSA, WellCare, and Healthways.
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Health Communications Specialist $33,000 Bar high
Iowa - $50,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 15th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Iowa are 4% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 15th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like UnityPoint Health u2013 Finley Hospital, Care Initiatives, Mills Fleet Farm, and Enterprise Medical Services.
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Health Communications Specialist $50,000 Bar high
Idaho - $34,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 50th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Idaho are 34% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 50th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Emeritus Senior Living, Covenant Dove, BrightStar Care, and InGenesis, Inc..
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $34,000 Bar high
Illinois - $56,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 7th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 9% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 7th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Genesis Health System, University of Illinois at Chicago, Maxim Healthcare Services, and Advocate Health.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $56,000 Bar high
Indiana - $50,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 16th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Indiana are 3% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 16th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Indiana University Health, MinuteClinic, BrightStar Care, and Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc.
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Health Communications Specialist $50,000 Bar high
Kansas - $46,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 34th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Kansas are 10% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 34th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like MinuteClinic, Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools, Express Scripts, and Kansas City Public Schools.
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Health Communications Specialist $46,000 Bar high
Kentucky - $43,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 44th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 16% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 44th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Trigg County Public Schools, Intrepid USA Healthcare Services, Trilogy Health Services, and University of Kentucky.
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Health Communications Specialist $43,000 Bar high
Louisiana - $44,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 41st
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 15% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 41st among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Leidos, Intrepid USA, Home Care Options, and Community Health Solutions of America, Inc.
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Health Communications Specialist $44,000 Bar high
Massachusetts - $61,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 3rd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 17% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 3rd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Becket Family of Services, Harvard University, and MinuteClinic.
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Health Communications Specialist $61,000 Bar high
Maryland - $52,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 10th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Maryland are 2% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 10th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Leidos, MedStar Medical Group, Edaptive Systems, and MinuteClinic.
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Health Communications Specialist $52,000 Bar high
Maine - $44,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 42nd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Maine are 15% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 42nd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like AmeriCorps, Lucas Tree Expert Co, Inc, Martin's Point Health Care, and National Health Care Associates, Inc..
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $44,000 Bar high
Michigan - $52,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 11th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Michigan are the same as average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 11th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like NOVO 1, Inc, AmeriCorps, Henry Ford Community College, and Covenant HealthCare.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $52,000 Bar high
Minnesota - $45,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 37th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Minnesota are 13% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 37th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like University of Minnesota, Fairview Health Services, UnitedHealth Group, and Mills Fleet Farm.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $45,000 Bar high
Missouri - $50,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 17th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Missouri are 2% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 17th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Cox Health, Cox Medical Center Branson, Washington University in St. Louis, and Mercy.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $50,000 Bar high
Mississippi - $55,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 8th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 8% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 8th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like State of Mississippi, St. Dominic Hospital, Covenant Dove, and Unlisted Company.
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Health Communications Specialist $55,000 Bar high
Montana - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 22nd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Montana are 6% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 22nd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Montana State University, State of Montana, Valley Health Care Center, and REI.
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Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
North Carolina - $51,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 14th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 2% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 14th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Central Piedmont Community College, Harris Teeter, Speechcenter, Inc., and MinuteClinic.
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Health Communications Specialist $51,000 Bar high
North Dakota - $45,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 38th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in North Dakota are 11% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 38th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Trinity Hospitals, Catholic Health Initiatives - Fargo Operating Division, National Guard, and Altru Speciality Center.
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Health Communications Specialist $45,000 Bar high
Nebraska - $38,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 48th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Nebraska are 26% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 48th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Catholic Health Initiatives, Visiting Nurse Association, Hallmark Rehabilitation, and American Red Cross.
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Health Communications Specialist $38,000 Bar high
New Hampshire - $50,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 18th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in New Hampshire are 2% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 18th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Elliot Hospital, CVS Caremark, and MinuteClinic.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $50,000 Bar high
New Jersey - $55,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 9th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 7% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 9th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like BrightStar Care, MinuteClinic, Express Scripts, and Emeritus Senior Living.
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Health Communications Specialist $55,000 Bar high
New Mexico - $45,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 39th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 12% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 39th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Indian Health Service, Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque Public Schools, and Emeritus Senior Living.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $45,000 Bar high
Nevada - $42,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 45th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Nevada are 18% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 45th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like The Palazzo Las Vegas, Emeritus Senior Living, The Venetian Las Vegas, and REI.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $42,000 Bar high
New York - $62,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 1st
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in New York are 21% higher than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 1st among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Volunteers of America Western New York, Mount Sinai Medical Center, The Vitamin Shoppe, and AmeriCorps.
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Health Communications Specialist $62,000 Bar high
Ohio - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 23rd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Ohio are 4% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 23rd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Emeritus Senior Living, Maxim Healthcare Services, MinuteClinic, and State of Ohio.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
Oklahoma - $47,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 32nd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Oklahoma are 9% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 32nd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like University of Oklahoma, Quest Diagnostics, Choctaw Nation, and Severn Trent Services.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $47,000 Bar high
Oregon - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 24th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Oregon are 6% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 24th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Emeritus Senior Living, Oregon Health & Science University, Human Services-Children, Adults & Families, and University of Oregon.
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Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
Pennsylvania - $48,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 28th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 7% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 28th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Geisinger Health System, Susquehanna Health, UPMC, and MedExpress.
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Health Communications Specialist $48,000 Bar high
Rhode Island - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 25th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 6% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 25th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like AmeriCorps, MinuteClinic, Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc, and Brown University.
In USD as of Jan 30, 2014 55k 110k 165k
Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
South Carolina - $48,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 29th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 6% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 29th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Palmetto Health, United States Army Medical Recruiting, Molina Healthcare, and Lockheed Martin.
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Health Communications Specialist $48,000 Bar high
South Dakota - $38,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 49th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 26% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 49th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mitchell South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Sanford Health, and Enterprise Medical Services.
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Health Communications Specialist $38,000 Bar high
Tennessee - $48,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 30th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 7% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 30th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Vanguard Healthcare Services, Vanderbilt University, State of Tennessee, and Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc.
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Health Communications Specialist $48,000 Bar high
Texas - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 26th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Texas are 4% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 26th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc, Dallas County, TX, 24 Hour Fitness, and BrightStar Care.
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Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
Utah - $40,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 47th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Utah are 21% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 47th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Covenant Dove, 24 Hour Fitness, Best Friends Animal Society, and University of Utah Health Care.
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Health Communications Specialist $40,000 Bar high
Virginia - $52,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 12th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Virginia are the same as average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 12th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like University of Virginia, MinuteClinic, Mary Washington Healthcare, and Harris Teeter.
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Health Communications Specialist $52,000 Bar high
Vermont - $46,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 35th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Vermont are 10% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 35th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like State of Vermont, Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties, BCG Attorney Search, and Strategic Resolution Experts, Inc.
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Health Communications Specialist $46,000 Bar high
Washington - $50,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 19th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Washington are 2% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 19th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like State of Washington, University of Washington Medical Center, Emeritus Senior Living, and Providence Health & Services.
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Health Communications Specialist $50,000 Bar high
Wisconsin - $46,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 36th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Wisconsin are 10% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 36th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Marshfield Clinic, BrightStar Care, North Central Healthcare, and State of Wisconsin.
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Health Communications Specialist $46,000 Bar high
West Virginia - $49,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 27th
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 4% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 27th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Vanguard Healthcare Services, Air Evac Lifeteam, Express Scripts, and Emeritus Senior Living.
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Health Communications Specialist $49,000 Bar high
Wyoming - $44,000 (High Confidence (more than 250 sources)) Rank: 43rd
Average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings in Wyoming are 15% lower than average Health Communications Specialist salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 43rd among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like SourceGas, AmeriCorps, ALCO Stores, Inc, and University of Wyoming.
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