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Engineering Schools In Hawaii

Hawaii has 2 accredited engineering schools where engineering faculty who teach engineering classes can find employment. The trends in Hawaii's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:


  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



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Engineering Employment

Hawaii 5,420
National 1,704,460

Approximately 0% of the country's engineering professionals work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Hawaii

5,450 5,140 5,040 5,190 5,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of engineering professionals is shrinking in Hawaii. In Hawaii, 420 less engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Hawaii, this field has shrunk by 8% in four years. This is slower than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$71,452 $74,238 $74,074 $72,253 $68,416
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to engineering professionals are declining in Hawaii. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $71,452 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,416 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Hawaii

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This represents a decline in salaries of 4%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid engineering professionals earning 67% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Hawaii state.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

Engineering professionals in Hawaii earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited engineering schools in Hawaii state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 267 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Hawaii and in 2010 there were 158 graduates.

Thus there was a 41% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii. 33% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of engineering faculty in Hawaii, growth in the field of engineering academia and faculty salaries in Hawaii. If you are involved in teaching engineering courses to students at the certificate in engineering, bachelors degree in engineering, masters degree in engineering, and doctoral degree in engineering levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of engineering in Hawaii. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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