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Average Salary for Hawaii Pacific University Alumni

Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, roughly 6,000 students call Hawaii Pacific University home for four years. Hawaii Pacific University students have the advantage of living in an interesting urban setting, the city of Honolulu, while receiving an exclusive private education. This report is based on the answers of Hawaii Pacific University graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Overall College ROI Rank

511
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

188
out of 476
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for None

27
out of 75

Typical Early Career Salary

$42,800
Hawaii Pacific University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Office Manager
3 salaries
$40,000  
   
Account Manager
2 salaries
$54,000  
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
2 salaries
$65,000  
Information Technology Specialist
2 salaries
$66,123  
General / Operations Manager
2 salaries
$43,698  
Marketing Coordinator
2 salaries
$46,500  
Project Manager, Construction
2 salaries
$71,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Hawaii Pacific University Details

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813

www.hpu.edu

www.hpu.edu/admissions

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Industry

Professionally, the health care industry, clinical care, and the real estate industry are popular business areas among Hawaii Pacific University alumni. Among Hawaii Pacific University grads, IT services is a commonly chosen career field. Following graduation, Hawaii Pacific University students earn an average of around $57K.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $50K whereas the men's median is $65K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Hawaii Pacific University alumni are earned by Network Administrators — these former students make $74K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Construction Project Managers ($72K) and Information Technology Specialists ($60K). Office Managers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary, where grads report making an average of approximately $40K in this job.

Locations

Hawaii Pacific University alumni love Honolulu so much that they tend to stick around after graduation, with about two-fifths of grads staying on to find permanent employment. It is no surprise that New York, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $98K), is another of the most popular spots for former Hawaii Pacific University students. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Hawaii Pacific University alumni is Portland, where earnings average around $41K. Graduates also relocate to San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Degree Major

Hawaii Pacific University students with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) can expect to make the most money ($117K per year) compared to their fellow graduates. Those with an Associate of Science (AS), Finance face salaries on the lower end, coming in close to $31K per year.

Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Hawaii Pacific University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly a seventh of former students report doing so. Knowledge of IT Security & Infrastructure seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 67 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $95K). Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Customer Service, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Just half of the alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. The greater part of graduates receive health insurance, and a fair portion of graduates get dental coverage. A solid majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Other benefits that Hawaii Pacific University alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Chaminade University of Honolulu grads (who make an average of about $61K) earn salaries most similar to Hawaii Pacific University alumni. National University, Loyola Marymount University, and California Lutheran University are also similar to Hawaii Pacific University.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1290 1590
ACT Scores 18 23

Key Stats

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$29,853 - $74,558
Salary
$40,075 - $101,327
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
$35,225 - $71,482
$53,000 - $122,829
$49,132 - $101,736
$39,548 - $68,727
$60,000 - $103,500

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