Hawaii Pacific University Alumni Average Salary

Hawaii Pacific University, a school in Honolulu, Hawaii, has roughly 6,000 undergrads. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Hawaii Pacific University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Web Developer
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Software Engineer
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Sep 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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About This School

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813



Private School

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Graduates of Hawaii Pacific University are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the shipping, transportation, warehousing, or logistics industry, and the engineering services industry. The majority of Hawaii Pacific University alumni wind up in IT services. Former Hawaii Pacific University graduates bring in around $60K on average.


Male graduates of Hawaii Pacific University out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of approximately $70K versus $50K for women.


More than a third of Hawaii Pacific University grads stay in Honolulu, Hawaii, even though it offers the lowest median pay ($56K). On the other hand, Hawaii Pacific University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Los Angeles, Calif., which offers a median salary of about $100K.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Hawaii Pacific University can rake in a whopping average $135K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $48K.


Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 60 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $96K). Hawaii Pacific University alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with nearly one in six grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of alums participate in a 401(k) program. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of former students, and dental insurance is issued to a strong majority of alumni as well. Alumni of Hawaii Pacific University also take in life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, National University grads (who make an average of $66K) earn salaries most similar to Hawaii Pacific University alumni. Chaminade University of Honolulu, Loyola Marymount University, and California Lutheran University are also similar to Hawaii Pacific University.

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Key Stats for Hawaii Pacific University


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$33,221 - $82,581
$38,500 - $116,653
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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