Physics Schools
In Honolulu, Hawaii

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

  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics
  • PhD degree in Physics


Statistics

Professional Trends

Honolulu Vs. Hawaii Physics Employment

Honolulu 60
Hawaii 80

Of the 80 physics professionals employed in Hawaii, 60 work in Honolulu. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physics professionals in Honolulu has shrunk by 25%. Overall employment in Honolulu has increased.

Honolulu Vs. Hawaii Physics employment growth

90 60 70 70 80
80 50 60 60 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Hawaii
  • Dark Yellow: Honolulu

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Honolulu

$81,870 $80,160 $92,760 $98,340 $91,700
$39,870 $41,250 $42,730 $43,760 $45,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Honolulu
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Honolulu

In Honolulu, salaries for physics professionals have increased. In 2010 Honolulu physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $91,700. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physics professionals in Honolulu was $81,870 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Honolulu.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Honolulu

10th percentile
$65,210
25th percentile
$77,850
50th percentile
$82,050
75th percentile
$107,340
90th percentile
$137,760

Honolulu physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $82,050. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 111%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $65,210 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $137,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Honolulu

Chemistry
$52,923
Biochemistry
$57,955
Biology
$59,688
Mechanical Engineering
$63,743
Math
$72,520
Electrical Engineering
$72,800
Physics
$91,700

On average physics professional salaries in Honolulu are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Honolulu

1

Many of Honolulu's physics professionals are graduates of the only accredited physics school in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Honolulu

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Honolulu's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Honolulu

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Honolulu, Hawaii

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