Public Administration Schools In Hawaii

There are 3 accredited public administration schools in Hawaii for faculty who teach public administration classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public administration in the state of Hawaii, which encompasses public administration training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration


  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
  3. University of Hawaii-West Oahu

    96-129 Ala Ike, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782-3699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Hawaii 1,740
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Hawaii.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Hawaii

1,680 1,960 1,980 1,810 1,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a growing field in Hawaii. In 2010 there were 60 more public administration professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 4%. This growth is slower than the national trend for public administration professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of public administration professionals working around the nation.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$81,703 $79,488 $87,333 $90,963 $95,377
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is growing, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are increasing in Hawaii. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $81,703 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $95,377 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Hawaii

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

Thus, there was a 14% growth in public administration professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a -9% pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is slight variation in pay, within the field of public administration in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Business Administration
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work

In Hawaii, public administration professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited public administration schools in Hawaii is decreasing. In 2006 there were 74 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Hawaii and in 2010 there were 64 graduates.

Thus there was a 14% percent decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii. 75% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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