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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(Note: The figures were the latest available before the proposed merger of the two papers.)
$1,082.25 per week
Reporter, The Honolulu Advertiser, with five years of experience.
$896.49 per week
Reporter, the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, with five years of experience.
$65,000 to $85,000
Enlisted soldiers who do not live on base receive a housing allowance starting at $1,572 a month in Honolulu County and a food allowance of $323.87 a month. The cost-of-living allowance for Oahu starts at $14.62 per day, or about $450 per month. The housing allowance increases with rank and the number of dependents. The cost-of-living allowance increases with rank, time served and the number of dependents.
$1,447.20 per month
E-1 (example, U.S. Army private).
$5,995.60 per month
O-3 (example, U.S. Navy lieutenant with more than 14 years of experience).
$11,381.40 per month
O-7 (example, U.S. Army brigadier general with more than 20 years of experience).