As of October 1, 2022 the minimum wage in Hawaii is $12.00 per hour. If an employee works more than 40 hours in a workweek, the employer must pay 1.5 times the regular hourly wage for any hours over 40.
Employees who are under 20 years of age may be paid a lower “training wage” of $6.25 per hour during their first 90 consecutive calendar days of employment with an employer. After 90 days, or after the employee turns 20, whichever comes first, the employer must pay the full minimum wage.
The average wage in Hawaii is $26.97 per hour. The median wage is $25.84 per hour. Wages vary depending on the occupation, industry, experience, and education level.
For example, the median wage for office and administrative support occupations is $21.75 per hour, while the median for management occupations is $46.95 per hour.
The median wage for accommodation and food services workers is $19.17 per hour, while the median wage for workers in the information industry is $37.50 per hour.
The living wage in Hawaii is $17.90 per hour for a single adult with no children. The living wage differs depending on the number and ages of family members.
For example, the living wage for a single adult with one child is $32.73 per hour, while the living wage for a single adult with two children is $38.55 per hour.