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Counseling Schools In Hawaii

There are 4 accredited counseling schools in Hawaii for faculty who teach counseling classes to choose from. The trends in Hawaii's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:


  1. Chaminade University of Honolulu

    3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-1578

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Hawaii at Hilo

    200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa

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

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Argosy University-Hawaii

    400 ASB Tower, 1001 Bishop Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Counseling Employment

Hawaii 2,690
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Hawaii

2,620 2,670 2,770 2,680 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, counseling is a shrinking field. There were 100 less counseling professionals working in Hawaii in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 4%. This is faster than the trend for counseling professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$36,435 $51,452 $52,520 $53,228 $52,676
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Hawaii, as the number of counseling professionals is declining, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. The mean salary for counseling professionals in 2006 was $36,435 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,676 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Hawaii

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

This represents a 31% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Hawaii state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Hawaii, counseling professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of counseling professionals is decreasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited counseling schools in Hawaii state is decreasing. In Hawaii, there were 159 graduates in 2006. And there were 145 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii by 9%. A majority of these graduates, or 83%, graduated with a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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