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Nursing Schools In Hawaii

Hawaii has 8 accredited nursing schools where nursing faculty who teach nursing classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Hawaii, and the future trends in nursing training at the following levels:


  1. University of Hawaii at Hilo

    200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

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  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa

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

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Hawaii Pacific University

    1166 Fort Street Mall, Suite 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2785

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  4. Kapiolani Community College

    4303 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4496

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  5. Kauai Community College

    3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Hawaii 96766-9591

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  6. University of Hawaii Maui College

    310 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, Hawaii 96732-1617

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  7. Hawaii Community College

    1175 Manono St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

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  8. University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus

    745 Fort Street Ste 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-3800

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Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Nursing Employment

Hawaii 16,690
National 5,150,780

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

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Hawaii

17,340 17,430 16,550 16,330 16,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, the field of nursing is shrinking. There were 650 less nursing professionals working in Hawaii in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nursing has shrunk by 4% in Hawaii. This is slower than the trend for nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$61,680 $58,508 $64,384 $65,956 $66,094
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nursing professionals are growing in Hawaii. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $61,680 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,094 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Hawaii

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Thus, nursing professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 138% pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Forensic Nursing

Nursing professionals in Hawaii earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of nursing professionals is decreasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited nursing schools in Hawaii state is increasing. In 2006, 55 students graduated from nursing courses in Hawaii. And in 2010, 657 students graduated.

This represents a 1095% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. 29% of these graduates received a master's degree in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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