Salaries by Job Title: How Much Money Does Everyone Earn in Hawai‘i?

Everyone wants to know how much money everyone else makes—even more now given the gloomy economy. Take a look and find out how your paycheck stacks up.


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FOOD AND DRINK

$7 per hour, not including tips
Server, Doraku Sushi
Servers at Doraku Sushi make less than the state minimum wage. “When it is busy they can make from $100 to $300 a shift in tips,” says manager Todd Sutton.

$7 per hour, not including tips
Bartender, Senor Frogs
Bartenders at Senor Frogs make less than the state minimum wage of $7.25.

$52,797
Chef, Hawaii average, according to Hawai‘i Employers Council.

$40,000 to $45,000
Restaurant manager, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

$7.25 to $8.05 per hour
Counter help, McDonald’s

$8 to $12 per hour
Counter help, L&L Hawaiian Barbeque

$42,132 to $67,488
State health inspector
There are 31 DOH inspectors statewide for Hawai‘i’s thousands of restaurants.

$13 an hour
Door host (bouncer), Level 4 Nightclub & Ultra Lounge
Level 4 door hosts don’t work more than 40 hours a week.

$100 to $500 a night
Mobile DJ. DJ’s are paid per venue, the pay depending on the venue and the deejay’s experience and popularity.

$100 a night, not including tips
Go-go dancer, Zanzabar Nightclub. Dancers at Zanzabar dance three, 30-to-40-minute sets per night.

$20 to $35 per hour
Beer promoters, brand ambassador for Heineken, Bud Light or Miller Light. These are seasonal positions.
 

SERVICES

$31,000 (including tips)
Hairstylist, J Salon, starting

$91,000 (including tips)
Hairstylist, J Salon, top scale

$24,000 to $30,000 (including tips)
Hairstylist, W Salon, starting

$100,000 to $125,000 (including tips)
Hairstylist, W Salon, top scale

$20 to $25 per hour
Master designer, Beretania Florist
Master designers do larger projects, such as weddings and other special events.

$10 to $18 per hour
Designer, Beretania Florist

$8 to $10 per hour
Assistant designer, Beretania Florist

$33,228
Plumber, Hawaii Department of Education

$15 per hour
Window washer, starting, Worldwide Window Cleaning

$14.92 per hour
Hotel Housekeeper, Hawaii average, according to the Hawai‘i Employers Council.

$21,600
Water delivery person, Aloha Water Co.

$33,228
Public school custodian

$75,000 to $125,000
Electrical engineer, Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.

$30,160
Weed control applicator, Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.

$50,730
Welder specialist, Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.

$24,860
Funeral attendant, Honolulu average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 

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