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Community Health Workers in Hawaii

Want to work in Hawaii as a Community Health Worker? Read this first!

18.4% Jobs Projection
$42,610 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Community Health Workers in Hawaii are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Community Health Workers in Hawaii is growing faster than average.

  • Community Health Workers in Hawaii earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Community Health Workers Work in Hawaii?

530 people worked as Community Health Workers in 2018 in this state.

There were 480 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Community Health Workers in HI Employment Trend

The typical state has 755 Community Health Workers working in it, which means Hawaii has fewer Community Health Workers than average.

Community Health Workers in HI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Hawaii

Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 18.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.9%.

Job Projections for Community Health Workers: Nation vs. HI

Hawaii Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 70 annual job openings, and 580 total jobs in 2026 for Community Health Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 8,500 annual jobs and 67,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Community Health Workers Make in Hawaii?

In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $29,070 to $71,020 with $42,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.98 to $34.15. The median hourly rate was $20.49.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.29 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.20.

The median salary in Hawaii is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Community Health Workers Earnings: HI vs. National Average

Top Hawaii Metros for Community Health Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Community Health Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu, HI 330 $45,530
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 90 $30,500

Top States for Community Health Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Community Health Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 6,590 $39,720
California 6,160 $45,270
Massachusetts 3,660 $42,330
Florida 2,880 $35,820
Texas 2,820 $39,450
Washington 2,230 $38,870
Pennsylvania 2,000 $38,510
Ohio 1,970 $36,450
Michigan 1,860 $41,730
Indiana 1,630 $39,240
Missouri 1,370 $36,490
Maryland 1,290 $47,600
Illinois 1,270 $38,090
Minnesota 1,270 $37,600
New Jersey 1,250 $45,750
Kentucky 1,220 $34,280
Oklahoma 1,110 $43,340
Arizona 1,030 $36,870
Georgia 1,010 $38,020
Tennessee 850 $43,550

Below are the states where Community Health Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $56,820
Utah $48,300
Maryland $47,600
New Hampshire $46,460
Rhode Island $46,420
Wyoming $46,020
New Jersey $45,750
California $45,270
Connecticut $43,790
Alaska $43,590

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Occupation HI Employment Total
Social and Human Service Assistants 2,260
Health Educators 360


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