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Everyone wants to know how much money everyone else makes—even more now given the gloomy economic climate. We asked around town to find out what people are pulling down, from bank CEOs to L&L cashiers, to just about everyone else we could think of. Many local companies were guarded about releasing information, perhaps because of the recession. Salaries listed by job titles are a result of surveying local business owners and researching public and corporate records. Salaries attached to people by name are those that are public information—such as government officials and nonprofit executives. All figures reflect the most current salary information, some including pay reductions. Take a look and find out how your paycheck stacks up.
Allan Landon, chairman and CEO of Bank of Hawai‘i
Landon receives an annual salary of $750,001 and $1,715,079 in bonuses and other compensation.
Constance Lau, CEO and chair of American Savings Bank, chair of Hawaiian Electric Co. and CEO and president of Hawaiian Electric Industries, which is the parent company of ASB and HECO. Lau receives an annual salary of $763,000 and $1,752,000 in bonuses and other compensation.
$30,000 to $350,000
Insurance agent, Mass Mutual
“A lot of [the agents’] income is from commission and policy renewals,” says Wayne Tanaka, general manger of the Honolulu office. “The income potential is unlimited, some people make more than the president of the company.”
$12 to $17 an hour
Loomis Armored Delivery driver
Drivers go through background, credit and driver’s record checks, a drug test, a polygraph exam and a “human performance” exam. Top-scale drivers receive more based on years of experience, having a weapons license, and a Type 4 or CDL driver’s license (driving a vehicle weighing 15,001 to 26,001 pounds).
Accountant, Honolulu average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
$11.33 per hour
Bank teller, Hawai‘i average, according to the Hawaii Employers Council.
$17,940 to $22,770
Mail assistant, Honolulu salary range, according to OfficeTeam, an international staffing service.
$19,090 to $26,680
Receptionist, Honolulu salary range, according to OfficeTeam.
Travel Agent, Honolulu average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Howard Garval, president and CEO of Child & Family Services
Garval receives an annual salary of $187,992 and $1,880 in other compensation.
Richard Grimm, president of the Hawaii Food Bank
Grimm receives an annual salary of $130,369 and $19,169 in other compensation.
Pamela Burns, president and CEO of the Hawaiian Humane Society
Burns receives an annual salary of $153,500 and $6,448 in other compensation.
Susan Au Doyle, president of Aloha United Way
Au Doyle receives an annual salary of $154,541 and $15,914 in other compensation.
Paul Groesbeck, executive director of Life Foundation
Lyn Brown, executive director of Make a Wish Foundation of Hawaii
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