Community Health Workers in Michigan
Considering a career as a Community Health Worker in Michigan?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Community Health Workers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Community Health Workers in Michigan is growing faster than average.
Community Health Workers in Michigan earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Community Health Workers Work in Michigan?
In Michigan, there were 1,860 people working as Community Health Workers in the year 2018.
There were 1,750 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 755 Community Health Workers working in it, which means Michigan has more Community Health Workers than average.
Job Projections for Michigan
Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.9%.
Michigan Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 290 annual job openings, and a total of 2,340 jobs for Michigan Community Health Workers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 8,500 annual jobs and 67,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Community Health Workers Make in Michigan?
In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $26,630 to $67,130 with $41,730 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.8 to $32.27. The median hourly rate was $20.06.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.07 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.99.
The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Michigan 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|
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI||280||$38,750|
|Lansing-East Lansing, MI||200||$40,830|
|Battle Creek, MI||70||$37,700|
Top States for Community Health Workers Employment
View the list below to see 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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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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