Journalism Schools In Hawaii

Hawaii has 2 accredited journalism schools where journalism faculty who teach journalism classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism training in Hawaii, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa

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

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Journalism Employment

Hawaii 630
National 105,350

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

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Hawaii

700 500 530 590 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, journalism is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 70 less journalism professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of journalism has shrunk by 10% in Hawaii. This decline is slower than the national trend for journalism professionals which shows a 12% decrease in the number of journalism professionals working around the nation.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$45,250 $40,255 $39,330 $36,050 $37,170
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are declining in Hawaii. The mean salary for journalism professionals in 2006 was $45,250 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $37,170 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Hawaii

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This represents a decline in salaries of 22%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Hawaii, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of journalism. The pay differential between the highest paid journalism professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 191%

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Creative Writing

In Hawaii, journalism professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited journalism schools in Hawaii state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 57 journalism graduates from journalism courses in Hawaii and in 2010 there were 40 graduates.

This represents a 30% decrease in the number of journalism degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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