Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has one audio school within its city limits. University of Hawaii at Manoa has a total student population of 20,435. It is the 282nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Hawaii.
Audio students from Honolulu schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hawaii at Manoa ends up costing a student $10,275/yr.