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Sociology Schools In Hawaii

There are 3 accredited sociology schools in Hawaii for faculty who teach sociology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the state of Hawaii, which encompasses sociology 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



Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Sociology Employment

Hawaii 120
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Hawaii.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Hawaii

0 150 130 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, the field of sociology is growing. In 2010 there were 120 more sociology professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. Thus, in Hawaii, this field has grown by 100% in four years. This is faster than the trend for sociology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$76,730 $68,920 $66,670 $64,390 $65,930
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sociology professionals is decreasing in Hawaii. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $76,730 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,930 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Hawaii

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 16% decline in sociology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 290% pay differential between the highest paid sociology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sociology in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Hawaii, sociology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of sociology professionals is increasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited sociology schools in Hawaii state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 153 sociology graduates from sociology courses in Hawaii and in 2010 there were 153 graduates.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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