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Forensic Science Schools In Hawaii

Hawaii has is only one accredited forensic science school where forensic science faculty who teach forensic science classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic science in the state of Hawaii, which encompasses forensic science 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



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Hawaii 70
National 12,390

Of all of the forensic science professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Hawaii

50 60 60 70 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forensic science professionals is growing in Hawaii. 20 more forensic science professionals were working in Hawaii in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 40%. This is faster than the trend for forensic science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$46,450 $45,210 $50,110 $54,940 $52,030
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic science professionals is increasing in Hawaii. In 2006 forensic science professionals made a mean salary of $46,450 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,030 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Hawaii

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, forensic science professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Hawaii state, within the field of forensic science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic science professionals earn 78% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Computer Forensics
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Nursing
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii


The number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic science school in Hawaii is increasing. In Hawaii, there were 21 graduates in 2006. And there were 22 graduates from forensic science courses in 2010.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of forensic science degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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