Hawaii Pacific University Alumni Average Salary

Hawaii Pacific University, a school in Honolulu, Hawaii, has roughly 6,000 undergrads. The data for this synopsis comes from former Hawaii Pacific University students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)
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About This School

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813



Private School

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Professionally, the real estate industry, the credit union industry, and IT services are popular business areas among Hawaii Pacific University alumni. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. Starting salaries of around $59K are the median among Hawaii Pacific University grads.


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


The most lucrative professionals among Hawaii Pacific University alumni are Senior Financial Analysts; they earn a median annual salary of $113K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at $101K and $85K, respectively, are Civil Engineers and Network Security Engineers. Salaries are anything but generous for Senior Loan Officers, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at about $31K.


Hawaii Pacific University alumni seem to appreciate living in Honolulu, and more than a third of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework. It is no surprise that Arlington, Va., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is approximately $141K), 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, Ore., where earnings average $41K. New York, N.Y. is also a top pick, as is Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Hawaii Pacific University can rake in a whopping average around $135K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding an Associate of Science (AS), Finance fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of about $31K.


Hawaii Pacific University grads with IT Security & Infrastructure experience garner salaries that are 61 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many Hawaii Pacific University grads have knowledge of Microsoft Office, with close to one-eighth of alumni using this program on the clock. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just one in five survey participants for sick time. Health benefits extend to most alumni, and a strong majority of survey participants also receive dental coverage. A large number of alums plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Other benefits that Hawaii Pacific University alumni receive are life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $59K for Chaminade University of Honolulu alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Hawaii Pacific University grads. National University, Loyola Marymount University, and California Lutheran University are also similar to Hawaii Pacific University.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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* SAT writing score is not included.
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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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