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CHW Wages

CHW Wages Overview

Based on wages for CHWs from neighboring states, coupled with data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics[1], the CHWSD promotes a CHW wage scale of $16-22 per hour (with the CHW having completed a certificate-level training program in South Dakota).

US Bureau of Labor and Statistics

The 2021 Occupational Employment and Wages Summary from the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics indicates a national mean hourly wage for CHWs to be $22.97.

Percentile 10% 25%
Hourly Wage $14.63 $17.76
Annual Wage $30,440 $36,940

 

50% (Median) 75% 90%
$22.40 $28.50 $34.00
$46,590 $59,280 $70,720
Percentile 10% 25%

50%

(Median)

75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.63 $17.76 $22.40 $28.50 $34.00
Annual Wage $30,440 $36,940 $46,590 $59,280 $70,720