Registered Nurses in Hawaii
Is Hawaii a good place for you to work as a Registered Nurse?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Registered Nurses in Hawaii are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Registered Nurses in Hawaii is growing faster than average.
Registered Nurses in Hawaii earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Registered Nurses Work in Hawaii?
In Hawaii, there were 11,310 people working as Registered Nurses in the year 2018.
There were 10,800 Registered Nurses employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 510 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 43,110 Registered Nurses working in it, which means Hawaii has fewer Registered Nurses than average.
Job Projections for Hawaii
Jobs for Registered Nurses in this state are growing at a rate of 13.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.8%.
Hawaii Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 770 annual job openings, and 13,090 total jobs in 2026 for Registered Nurses in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 203,700 annual jobs and 3,393,200 total jobs in 2026.
What do Registered Nurses Make in Hawaii?
In 2018 wages for Registered Nurses ranged from $63,300 to $127,750 with $105,300 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.43 to $61.42. The median hourly rate was $50.62.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $49.26 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.36.
The median salary in Hawaii is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Hawaii Metros for Registered Nurses
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Registered Nurses.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Urban Honolulu, HI||9,150||$106,820|
Top States for Registered Nurses Employment
The table below shows the states where most Registered Nurses work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Registered Nurses get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$88,800|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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