Best Community Colleges in Hawaii by Salary Potential

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Rank 
School Name 
School Type
Degree Type 
School Sector
Early Career Pay
 
Median salary for alumni with 0-5 years experience
Mid-Career Pay
 
Median salary for alumni with 10+ years experience
% High Meaning
 
% alumni who say their work makes the world a better place
% STEM Degrees
 
% degrees awarded in science, technology, engineering or math subjects
1AssociatesPrivate not-for-profit$45,200$66,900N/A15%

1Hawaii Pacific University
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$45,200
Mid-Career Pay$66,900
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees15%
2AssociatesPublic$43,300$62,400N/A0%

2Kauai Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$43,300
Mid-Career Pay$62,400
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees0%
3AssociatesPublic$40,400$61,90044%10%

3Honolulu Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$40,400
Mid-Career Pay$61,900
% High Meaning44%
% STEM Degrees10%
4AssociatesPublic$42,100$60,80080%7%

4Kapiolani Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$42,100
Mid-Career Pay$60,800
% High Meaning80%
% STEM Degrees7%
5AssociatesPublic$35,400$57,50050%8%

5Leeward Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$35,400
Mid-Career Pay$57,500
% High Meaning50%
% STEM Degrees8%
6AssociatesPublic$40,000$57,000N/A0%

6University of Hawaii Maui College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$40,000
Mid-Career Pay$57,000
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees0%
7AssociatesPublic$36,400$55,30060%3%

7Hawaii Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$36,400
Mid-Career Pay$55,300
% High Meaning60%
% STEM Degrees3%
7AssociatesPublic$36,800$55,300N/A0%

7Windward Community College
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$36,800
Mid-Career Pay$55,300
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees0%
9AssociatesPrivate not-for-profit$34,800$52,000N/A0%

9Remington College-Honolulu Campus
Degree TypeAssociates
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$34,800
Mid-Career Pay$52,000
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees0%
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Want to go to college in paradise? If surf, sand and lots of Spam sounds like the perfect setting for a college education, you might want to seriously consider a college in the Island State as the place to earn your associate degree. And as long as you don’t spend too much time at the beach, you can set yourself up for a successful career in addition to getting a killer tan. PayScale’s College Salary Report has data about the alumni salaries of college in Hawaii.


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