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Advertising Schools In Hawaii

In Hawaii, there is only one accredited school where advertising classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Hawaii's advertising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


  1. 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 Advertising Employment

Hawaii 880
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Hawaii

1,020 970 1,110 940 880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, advertising is a shrinking field. In Hawaii, 140 less advertising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for advertising professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$59,020 $61,253 $59,455 $65,192 $66,198
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by advertising professionals is increasing in Hawaii. In 2006 advertising professionals made a mean salary of $59,020 per year, and in 2010 they made $66,198 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Hawaii

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This represents a 11% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Hawaii, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of advertising. The pay differential between the highest paid advertising professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 165%

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Business Administration
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
Public Relations
Small Business
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited advertising school in Hawaii is decreasing. In Hawaii, there were 52 graduates in 2006. And there were 28 graduates from advertising courses in 2010.

This represents a 46% decrease in the number of advertising degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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