Community Health

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Chiropractor*
  • Community Health Worker
  • Cultural Outreach Specialist
  • Employee Wellness Coordinator
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Epidemiologist*
  • Fitness Coordinator
  • Health Coach/Advisor
  • Health Educator
  • Health Information Tech
  • Health Program Director
  • Hospital Administrator*
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Non-profit Administrator
  • Nutritionist/Dietician*
  • Occupational Safety & Health Technician
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Therapist*
  • Physician*
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Public Health Officer*
  • Public Health Social Work
  • Researcher
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Youth Development

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • City, County & State Government
  • Corporations
  • Departments of Health
  • Health Clubs
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Insurance Companies
  • K-12 Schools
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Universities & Colleges

Minnesota Employers

  • American Red Cross
  • Benton County
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Health Fitness Corp
  • HealthPartners Clinics
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Minnesota Dept. of Health
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Opportunity Manor
  • Park Nicollet
  • Ramsey County
  • Snap Fitness
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • SuperValu Stores
  • YMCA

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$29,000-$54,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Creative
  • Desire to help others
  • Experience writing grants
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Knowledge of second language
  • Leadership skills
  • Multicultural competence
  • Patience
  • Problem solver
  • Public speaking skills
  • Research skills