Education is the Proven Path to Upward Mobility

Median Wage Increases With Education Requirements, but Most HI Jobs Require a High School Diploma or Less

Statewide Employment 2018 and Median Wages 2017-2019

Source: 2018 employment counts from HI Long-term Occupation Projections 2018-2028; median annual wages from HI Occupation Employment Statistics survey (2017, 2018, 2019).

$31,056 – Survival Budget for Single Adult, HI living wage ALICE 2020
$90,828 – Survival Budget for 2 adults + 2 young children, HI living wage ALICE 2020

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