Average Community Health Internship Salary
$34,000 yearly
$12.14 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$23,000
10 %
$34,000
Median
$51,000
90 %
Community health interns in the United States make an average salary of $34,671 per year or $16.67 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level community health internship salary is roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $51,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and non profits companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out manufacturing, non profits, and health care companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Nevada, Montana, and Massachusetts provide the highest community health internship salaries.

Average Community Health Internship Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where community health interns earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Community Health Internship average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$31,776
$31,776
$15.28
$15.28
Alaska
Alaska
$45,453
$45,453
$21.85
$21.85
Arizona
Arizona
$33,112
$33,112
$15.92
$15.92
Arkansas
Arkansas
$27,936
$27,936
$13.43
$13.43
California
California
$44,653
$44,653
$21.47
$21.47
Colorado
Colorado
$36,101
$36,101
$17.36
$17.36
Connecticut
Connecticut
$37,985
$37,985
$18.26
$18.26
Delaware
Delaware
$36,673
$36,673
$17.63
$17.63
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$36,325
$36,325
$17.46
$17.46
Florida
Florida
$30,368
$30,368
$14.60
$14.60
Georgia
Georgia
$32,511
$32,511
$15.63
$15.63
Hawaii
Hawaii
$27,976
$27,976
$13.45
$13.45
Idaho
Idaho
$36,437
$36,437
$17.52
$17.52
Illinois
Illinois
$38,411
$38,411
$18.47
$18.47
Indiana
Indiana
$33,557
$33,557
$16.13
$16.13
Iowa
Iowa
$31,510
$31,510
$15.15
$15.15
Kansas
Kansas
$30,766
$30,766
$14.79
$14.79
Kentucky
Kentucky
$35,191
$35,191
$16.92
$16.92
Louisiana
Louisiana
$34,340
$34,340
$16.51
$16.51
Maine
Maine
$34,148
$34,148
$16.42
$16.42
Maryland
Maryland
$35,260
$35,260
$16.95
$16.95
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$38,994
$38,994
$18.75
$18.75
Michigan
Michigan
$29,585
$29,585
$14.22
$14.22
Minnesota
Minnesota
$36,750
$36,750
$17.67
$17.67
Mississippi
Mississippi
$32,856
$32,856
$15.80
$15.80
Missouri
Missouri
$34,670
$34,670
$16.67
$16.67
Montana
Montana
$39,675
$39,675
$19.07
$19.07
Nebraska
Nebraska
$35,864
$35,864
$17.24
$17.24
Nevada
Nevada
$41,813
$41,813
$20.10
$20.10
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$38,477
$38,477
$18.50
$18.50
New Jersey
New Jersey
$30,287
$30,287
$14.56
$14.56
New Mexico
New Mexico
$34,910
$34,910
$16.78
$16.78
New York
New York
$30,533
$30,533
$14.68
$14.68
North Carolina
North Carolina
$28,963
$28,963
$13.92
$13.92
North Dakota
North Dakota
$38,668
$38,668
$18.59
$18.59
Ohio
Ohio
$36,181
$36,181
$17.39
$17.39
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$35,244
$35,244
$16.94
$16.94
Oregon
Oregon
$37,280
$37,280
$17.92
$17.92
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$34,523
$34,523
$16.60
$16.60
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$38,179
$38,179
$18.36
$18.36
South Carolina
South Carolina
$33,046
$33,046
$15.89
$15.89
South Dakota
South Dakota
$38,745
$38,745
$18.63
$18.63
Tennessee
Tennessee
$33,686
$33,686
$16.20
$16.20
Texas
Texas
$37,345
$37,345
$17.95
$17.95
Utah
Utah
$36,769
$36,769
$17.68
$17.68
Vermont
Vermont
$38,678
$38,678
$18.60
$18.60
Virginia
Virginia
$29,543
$29,543
$14.20
$14.20
Washington
Washington
$36,266
$36,266
$17.44
$17.44
West Virginia
West Virginia
$35,342
$35,342
$16.99
$16.99
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$34,107
$34,107
$16.40
$16.40
Wyoming
Wyoming
$32,944
$32,944
$15.84
$15.84

Highest Paying Cities For Community Health Internship

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Santa Rosa, CA
Santa Rosa, CA
$47,733
$47,733
$22.95
$22.95
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$38,438
$38,438
$18.48
$18.48
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$36,067
$36,067
$17.34
$17.34
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
$32,697
$32,697
$15.72
$15.72
Watertown, NY
Watertown, NY
$31,757
$31,757
$15.27
$15.27
Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA
$30,191
$30,191
$14.51
$14.51

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Average Community Health Internship Salary Over Time

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Internship Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $43,822

    Internship coordinators typically work in an organization's human resource (HR) department and act as the internship program director. They are responsible for developing and implementing an internship program. Once established, they are responsible for overseeing site supervisors and assigning interns to different departments. They are also responsible for hiring students and advertising internship opportunities. An internship coordinator should possess a few skills to accomplish their duties, including interpersonal and communication skills, a bachelor's degree, and experience in other jobs.
    48,142 Internship Coordinator Jobs
    Health Educator

    Avg. salary: $43,355

    A health educator is responsible for promoting a healthy lifestyle and wellness by developing programs and practices to improve an individual's physical, emotional, and mental condition, recommending a various approach to deal with stress and anxiety, and other situations affecting the clients' behaviors. Health educators record the clients' progress, educate them about healthy strategies and approaches, and coordinate with other health specialists and medical professionals on disseminating health information. A health educator must have excellent communication skills, especially during public speaking and seminars for health education programs.
    33,999 Health Educator Jobs
    Mental Health Counselor

    Avg. salary: $39,813

    A mental health counselor is responsible for helping patients deal with their emotional and mental disorders by developing treatment plans and conducting regular counseling to track the patient's progress and condition. Mental health counselors encourage active communication from their patients, provide coping strategies for triggering situations, seek advice from other health care professionals, and guide patients on doing other activities that would help them relax. A mental health counselor must have excellent knowledge of the mental health disciplines to assist patients in their healthy lifestyle development.
    67,074 Mental Health Counselor Jobs
    Mental Health Worker

    Avg. salary: $36,847

    A mental health worker is a professional who provides basic care and therapy to patients who are inflicted with mental disabilities or developmental disabilities. Mental health workers assist patients with their daily activities, monitor their conditions, and administer therapeutic care. They may be directly supervised by a registered nurse and can work in facilities such as psychiatric hospitals and residential mental health facilities. They may also help develop treatment plans and strategies with other staff members to best meet patient needs.
    67,731 Mental Health Worker Jobs
    Internship

    Avg. salary: $31,289

    Interns are trainees who are engaged by a company to work for them for a brief period. Interns usually use this opportunity to gain actual work experience, fulfill university or college requirements, and ensure that they are working towards the right career path for them. They sign on for a fixed amount of time. The responsibilities of interns depend on the company and the department that handles them. They do a variety of tasks that exposes them to the type of work that the company is engaged in and to the different aspects of the professional world.
    40,278 Internship Jobs
    Community Liaison

    Avg. salary: $40,406

    A community liaison is responsible for managing the communication between local institutions and community citizens. Community liaisons often coordinate with the community to talk about their needs and concerns, directing them to the organizations with plans on improving the people's lifestyles. They also assist in scheduling outreach meetings and fundraising activities to benefit the citizens, handling promotional events, representing an organization for human welfare to increase public awareness. A community liaison must have excellent communication and organizational skills, especially in solving community concerns and complaints.
    14,909 Community Liaison Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Community Health Interns The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Saint-Gobain and AECOM as they offer the highest salaries for community health interns.
    Company

    Recently Added Community Health Internship Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    City of Denver
    City of Denver
    Community Behavior Health Food Pantry Internship
    Community Behavior Health Food Pantry Internship
    Community Behavior Health Food Pantry Internship
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    05/28/2021
    05/28/2021
    $39,319
    $39,319
    05/28/2021
    Intern Health and Safety 2021-Counce TN Mill
    Intern Health and Safety 2021-Counce TN Mill
    Toone, TN
    Toone, TN
    01/21/2021
    01/21/2021
    $37,566
    $37,566
    01/21/2021
    Health Communication Internship
    Health Communication Internship
    Stratford, NJ
    Stratford, NJ
    02/27/2020
    02/27/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    02/27/2020
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Santa Rosa, CA
    Santa Rosa, CA
    01/26/2020
    01/26/2020
    $81,602
    $81,602
    01/26/2020
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Arbor, MI
    01/24/2020
    01/24/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    01/24/2020
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Louisville, KY
    Louisville, KY
    01/23/2020
    01/23/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    01/23/2020
    State of Nebraska
    State of Nebraska
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Lincoln, NE
    Lincoln, NE
    01/23/2020
    01/23/2020
    $37,566
    $37,566
    01/23/2020
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Watertown, NY
    Watertown, NY
    01/22/2020
    01/22/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    01/22/2020
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Ogden, UT
    Ogden, UT
    01/09/2020
    01/09/2020
    $37,044
    $37,044
    01/09/2020
    Community Health Internship
    Community Health Internship
    Bakersfield, CA
    Bakersfield, CA
    12/22/2019
    12/22/2019
    $16,957
    $16,957
    12/22/2019

    Average Community Health Internship Salary by Demographic

    Community Health Internship Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $41,178
    female-income
    Female Income
    $38,507
    Median Community Health Internship Income by Race
    Hispanic or latino community health interns have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american community health interns have the lowest average salary at $39,388.
    $41,000
    $40,000
    $39,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$39,987
    Black or African American$39,388
    Asian$39,817
    Unknown$39,759
    Hispanic or Latino$40,261
    Average Community Health Internship Salary by Education Level
    Community health interns with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $42,702 annually. With a Doctorate degree, community health interns earn a median annual income of $41,404 compared to $38,510 for community health interns with an Associate degree.
    $44,000
    $42,000
    $40,000
    $38,000
    $36,000
    $34,000
    $32,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$33,620
    Some College/ Associate Degree$38,510
    Bachelor's Degree$38,507
    Master's Degree$42,702
    Doctorate Degree$41,404