Average Salary for Hawaii Pacific University Alumni

Around 6,000 people attend Hawaii Pacific University, a institution based in Honolulu, Hawaii. The data in this summary come from Hawaii Pacific University alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Hawaii Pacific University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Office Manager
3 salaries
Senior Loan Officer
2 salaries
Special Events Coordinator
2 salaries
Network Administrator
2 salaries
Civil Engineer
2 salaries
Network Security Engineer
2 salaries
Senior Financial Analyst
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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 find work in an assortment of industries including the real estate industry, the credit union industry, and IT services. The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. The average salary for a grad from Hawaii Pacific University is approximately $59K.


There's a noticeable difference between the genders; where the average man hauls in around $68K after graduating from Hawaii Pacific University, the average woman earns only $52K.


Hawaii Pacific University grads who become Senior Financial Analysts are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $113K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Civil Engineers and Network Administrators; their salaries approach $101K and $74K, respectively. Senior Loan Officers wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning about $31K.


Hawaii Pacific University students enjoy their time in Honolulu, and more than a third of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. It is no surprise that New York, N.Y., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is approximately $98K), is another of the most popular spots for former Hawaii Pacific University students. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Hawaii Pacific University grads is Temple, Texas (median compensation is $31K). Other cities of interest include Portland, Ore. and Los Angeles, Calif.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Hawaii Pacific University grads with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) (average earnings climb to about $135K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding an Associate of Science (AS), Finance — their annual income amounts to $31K on average.


Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Hawaii Pacific University grads — they earn 59 percent more than their fellow graduates. Hawaii Pacific University grads are usually competent in Microsoft Office, and one in eight alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in five survey participants get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to most graduates, and dental insurance is issued to a fair number of former students as well. A large number of respondents take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Hawaii Pacific University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Related Schools

Compensation averages around $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
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
870 1110
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Hawaii Pacific University


52 %
48 %
$30,639 - $82,386
$45,654 - $98,741
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.
$35,670 - $75,656
$57,000 - $112,500
$39,548 - $68,727

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