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Political Science Schools In Hawaii

Political Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited political science schools in Hawaii. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of political science and political science training in Hawaii, which includes political science training at the following levels:


  1. University of Hawaii at Hilo

    200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Brigham Young University-Hawaii

    55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, Hawaii 96762-1294

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Political Science Employment

Hawaii 50
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Hawaii

80 0 60 50 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, the field of political science is shrinking. In Hawaii, 30 less political science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of political science has shrunk by 37% in Hawaii. This decline is faster than the change in the number of political science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of political science professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$75,400 $69,090 $79,560 $78,110 $80,710
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of political science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to political science professionals are increasing in Hawaii. In 2006 political science professionals made a mean salary of $75,400 per year, and in 2010 they made $80,710 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Hawaii

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid political science professionals earning 308% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Hawaii state.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Hawaii

International Business
Political Science
Public Administration

In Hawaii, political science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of political science professionals is decreasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited political science schools in Hawaii state is decreasing. In 2006, 171 students graduated from political science courses in Hawaii. And in 2010, 163 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii by 5%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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