Forestry Schools In Hawaii

There is only one accredited forestry school in Hawaii for faculty who teach forestry classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forestry and forestry training in Hawaii, which includes forestry training at the following levels:

  • Forestry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forestry


Schools

  1. Hawaii Community College

    1175 Manono St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Forestry Employment

Hawaii 770
National 128,010

Approximately 1% of the country's forestry professionals work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Hawaii

750 700 740 770 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, forestry is a growing field. In 2010 there were 20 more forestry professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forestry has grown by 3% in Hawaii. This growth is slower than the change in the number of forestry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forestry professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$48,015 $50,108 $52,225 $54,340 $55,112
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Hawaii, as the number of forestry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forestry professionals are increasing. In 2006 forestry professionals made a mean salary of $48,015 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,112 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Hawaii

10th percentile
$39,940
25th percentile
$46,282
50th percentile
$54,332
75th percentile
$62,815
90th percentile
$70,822

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Hawaii state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 77% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Biology
$61,128
Fire Science
$64,663
Forestry
$55,112
Public Administration
$95,377

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

Educational Trends

Forestry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

As the number of forestry professionals is increasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forestry school in Hawaii state is decreasing. In Hawaii, there were 14 graduates in 2006. And there were 5 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

This represents a 64% decrease in the number of forestry degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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