Community Health Workers in Washington
Considering a career as a Community Health Worker in Washington?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Community Health Workers in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Community Health Workers in Washington is growing faster than average.
Community Health Workers in Washington earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Community Health Workers Work in Washington?
2,230 people worked as Community Health Workers in 2018 in this state.
There were 1,740 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 490 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 755 Community Health Workers working in it, which means Washington has more Community Health Workers than average.
Job Projections for Washington
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%.
Washington Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 260 annual Community Health Workers job openings in Washington, and 2,050 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 8,500 annual jobs and 67,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Community Health Workers Make in Washington?
In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $26,740 to $62,260 with $38,870 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.86 to $29.93. The median hourly rate was $18.69.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.02 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.67.
The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Washington 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|
|Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA||220||$36,400|
|Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA||50||$36,560|
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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