Computer Science Schools In Hawaii

In Hawaii, there are 5 accredited schools where computer science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer science academic community in Hawaii, and the future trends in computer science training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


  1. Chaminade University of Honolulu

    3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-1578

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  2. University of Hawaii at Hilo

    200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

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  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa

    2600 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Room 001, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2301

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Hawaii Pacific University

    1166 Fort Street Mall, Suite 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2785

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  5. Brigham Young University-Hawaii

    55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, Hawaii 96762-1294

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Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Hawaii 3,520
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Hawaii

4,330 3,310 3,340 3,170 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, computer science is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 3,330 less computer science professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. This represents a 77% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for computer science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% between 2006 and 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$59,458 $61,350 $63,786 $67,128 $73,973
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by computer science professionals is increasing in Hawaii. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $59,458 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,973 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Hawaii

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 20% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 138% pay differential between the highest paid computer science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of computer science in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Computer Engineering
Computer Forensics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

Computer science professionals in Hawaii earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited computer science schools in Hawaii is decreasing. In Hawaii, there were 125 graduates in 2006. And there were 72 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

This represents a 42% decrease in the number of computer science degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. A majority of these graduates, or 63%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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