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