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Community Health Workers in Wisconsin

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

11.1% Jobs Projection
$43,460 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Community Health Workers Work in Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin, there were 400 people working as Community Health Workers in the year 2018.

There were 530 Community Health Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Community Health Workers in WI Employment Trend

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

Community Health Workers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Community Health Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.9%.

Job Projections for Community Health Workers: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 120 annual job openings, and a total of 1,000 jobs for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Community Health Workers ranged from $31,200 to $63,890 with $43,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15 to $30.72. The median hourly rate was $20.9.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.39 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.51.

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

Community Health Workers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 990 $41,280
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 800 $41,600
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 130 $44,170
Madison, WI 50 $38,280
Wausau, WI 40 $52,680

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
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 WI Employment Total
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