Liberal Arts Schools
In Honolulu, Hawaii

The city of Honolulu has 6 schools where liberal arts faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the city of Honolulu, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Professional Trends

Honolulu Vs. Hawaii Liberal Arts Employment

Honolulu 290
Hawaii 360

Exactly 290 of Hawaii's 360 liberal arts professionals work in Honolulu. Between 2006 and 2010, in Honolulu, there has been a 43% decline in the number of liberal arts professionals. As the number of liberal arts professionals in Honolulu has decreased, overall employment in Honolulu has increased.

Honolulu Vs. Hawaii Liberal Arts employment growth

550 0 400 380 360
510 No data 340 320 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Hawaii
  • Dark Yellow: Honolulu

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Honolulu

$62,390 $58,410 $65,200 $65,470 $65,970
$39,870 $41,250 $42,730 $43,760 $45,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Honolulu
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Honolulu

As the number of liberal arts professionals in Honolulu has shrunk, salaries for liberal arts professionals have increased. Honolulu liberal arts professionals made $65,970 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, liberal arts professionals in Honolulu made an average salary of $62,390 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Honolulu.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Honolulu

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Honolulu liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,380. The difference in pay between the liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 228%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,500 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Honolulu

Liberal Arts

Honolulu liberal arts professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Honolulu


There are 6 accredited liberal arts schools in the city. Many of Honolulu's liberal arts professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Honolulu


Honolulu's liberal arts schools offer 9 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Honolulu


Approximately 661 students completed liberal arts courses in 2010.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Honolulu, Hawaii

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