Community Health Workers in Maine
Get the information you need to know about working as a Community Health Worker.
- Community Health Workers in Maine earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Community Health Workers Work in Maine?
In 2018, there were 140 Community Health Workers working in the state.
There were 190 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 755 Community Health Workers working in it, which means Maine has fewer Community Health Workers than average.
Job Projections for Maine
Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 17.9%.
Maine Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 200 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 Maine?
In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $27,310 to $49,330 with $36,750 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.13 to $23.72. The median hourly rate was $17.67.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.27 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.40.
The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.
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|
Below are the states where Community Health Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$56,820|
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|Occupation||ME Employment Total|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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