Accounting in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Accounting Programs in Hawaii


Around 1.9% of Hawaii's graduates graduate from accounting degree programs every year. That means an estimated 427 accountants graduate from Hawaii's 12 accounting schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii with a accounting program is University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is located in Honolulu. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. 154 students graduated with a degree in accounting from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Hawaii at Manoa was $8,095 per year.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii with a accounting program is University of Hawaii at Hilo, which is located in Hilo. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. In 2010, 5 students graduated from University of Hawaii at Hilo accounting program. University of Hawaii at Hilo charged in-state students $5,416 in tuition fees per year.

Hawaii Pacific University, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Hawaii that has a accounting program. It is located in Honolulu. In 2010, Hawaii Pacific University graduated 50 students from its accounting programs. The tuition rate at Hawaii Pacific University was $15,820 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Hawaii's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,278 per year, though tuition can range from $17,740 per year to $2,157 per year. In 2010, the following Hawaii accounting schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Chaminade University of Honolulu - located in Honolulu, students are charged $17,740 per year
  2. Hawaii Pacific University - located in Honolulu, students are charged $15,820 per year
  3. Heald College-Honolulu - located in Honolulu, students are charged $13,074 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Hawaii accounting schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Leeward Community College - located in Pearl City, students are charged $2,157 per year
  2. Kapiolani Community College - located in Honolulu, students are charged $2,172 per year
  3. Kauai Community College - located in Lihue, students are charged $2,172 per year

An accounting degree from a Hawaii school... what next?

Most people who graduate from accounting school in Hawaii go on to work as an accountant. In 2010, there were 4,860 accountants working in Hawaii. In Hawaii, the largest numbers of accountants work in the following counties:

  1. Honolulu County - 3,920 accountants
  2. Hawaii County - 940 accountants

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 6,390 accountants will be working in Hawaii state. This would require the number of accountants to grow by 11%.

Salary

An accountant in Hawaii makes an average of $60,160 per year. But, salaries for accountants can vary. In 2010, accountants made as little as less than $34,750 per year or as much as more than $90,550 per year in Hawaii. An accountant in the following Hawaii counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Honolulu County - $61,150 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $56,060 per year

An accountant in the following counties in Hawaii make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Hawaii County - $56,060 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $61,150 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in accounting in Hawaii and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic accounting or business administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Accounting in Hawaii
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Accounting in Hawaii
  • Certificate in Accounting in Hawaii

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,349 miles from location University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI 64.5508 40% 20,435
10,350 miles from location Kapiolani Community College Honolulu HI 11.6632 n/a 9,102
10,351 miles from location Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu HI 52.6607 26% 8,113
10,353 miles from location Leeward Community College Pearl City HI 9.01906 n/a 7,484
10,302 miles from location University of Hawaii Maui College Kahului HI 10.2989 n/a 4,114
10,280 miles from location University of Hawaii at Hilo Hilo HI 52.8041 49% 3,974
10,280 miles from location Hawaii Community College Hilo HI 13.1241 n/a 3,275
10,349 miles from location Chaminade University of Honolulu Honolulu HI 21.9166 27% 2,626
10,338 miles from location Brigham Young University-Hawaii Laie HI 25.2178 42% 2,586
10,351 miles from location Heald College-Honolulu Honolulu HI 23.0359 n/a 1,376
10,392 miles from location Kauai Community College Lihue HI 9.10874 n/a 1,345
10,351 miles from location University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus Honolulu HI 10.8138 n/a 855
 

Curious what studying Accounting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Hawaii

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 6,810 $35,480 -21.1%
2
Accountants and Auditors + 4,860 $60,160 -1.4%
3
Billing and Posting Clerks + 1,740 $32,730 -15.5%
4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks + 720 $37,900 -19.1%
5
Budget Analysts + 350 $66,630 -5.4%
6
Tax Preparers + 280 $40,690 300.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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