Hawaii Pacific University Alumni Average Salary

Hawaii Pacific University is a university based in Honolulu, Hawaii that is home to around 6,000 undergraduates. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Hawaii Pacific University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Office Manager
3 salaries
Special Events Coordinator
2 salaries
Civil Engineer
2 salaries
Network Administrator
2 salaries
Network Security Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Senior Loan Officer
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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About This School

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813



Private School

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Hawaii Pacific University alumni can most commonly be found in the real estate industry, the credit union industry, and IT services, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. Among Hawaii Pacific University grads, the health care industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average salary for a grad from Hawaii Pacific University is $59K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in $67K after graduating from Hawaii Pacific University, the average woman earns only about $52K.


Hawaii Pacific University grads who become Senior Financial Analysts garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $113K annually. However, Civil Engineers and Network Security Engineers also rank as top-earners (bringing in around $101K and $85K, respectively). On the lower end, Senior Loan Officers report making approximately $31K.


Hawaii Pacific University students enjoy their time in Honolulu, and over a third of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. With a median salary of $141K, Arlington, Va. represents the highest-paid city popular among Hawaii Pacific University grads. On the far end of the pay scale, Hawaii Pacific University alumni often reside in Portland, Ore., which is home to the lowest pay at around $41K. New York, N.Y. is also a top pick, as is Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

Hawaii Pacific University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) and earn a median salary of $135K per year. Average annual salaries for those with an Associate of Science (AS), Finance are the lowest of the pack, earning about $31K.


About one in eight Hawaii Pacific University grads wind up using Microsoft Office at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Competency in IT Security & Infrastructure translates into above-average pay for Hawaii Pacific University grads — they earn 61 percent more than their fellow graduates. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fifth of alumni receive sick leave. Most former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a strong majority of survey participants receive dental plans, too. Most graduates save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Hawaii Pacific University alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Alumni of Chaminade University of Honolulu pick up average paychecks of $59K, which is closest to the amount made by Hawaii Pacific University grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Hawaii Pacific University include National University, Loyola Marymount University, and California Lutheran University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
870 1110
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Hawaii Pacific University


52 %
48 %
$30,583 - $83,034
$45,495 - $97,324
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
$37,000 - $76,276
$57,000 - $112,500
$39,548 - $68,727

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