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Public Relations Schools In Hawaii

Public Relations classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited public relations school in Hawaii. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public relations academic community in Hawaii, and the future trends in public relations training at the public relations bachelors degree level.


  1. 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 Public Relations Employment

Hawaii 190
National 53,460

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

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Hawaii

270 270 320 250 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, the field of public relations is shrinking. There were 80 less public relations professionals working in Hawaii in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public relations professionals has shrunk by 30%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of public relations professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$69,540 $65,780 $64,620 $71,830 $81,470
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public relations professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public relations professionals are increasing in Hawaii. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $69,540 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $81,470 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Hawaii

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Hawaii state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 141% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

In Hawaii, public relations professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Relations programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii


The number of students graduating from the only accredited public relations school in Hawaii is decreasing. In 2006, 52 students graduated from public relations courses in Hawaii. And in 2010, 28 students graduated.

This represents a 46% decrease in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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