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$36,750 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • 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.

Community Health Workers in ME Employment Trend

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

Community Health Workers in ME vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Community Health Workers: Nation vs. ME

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.

Community Health Workers Earnings: ME vs. National Average

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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