Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has one automotive and mechanics school within its city limits. Honolulu Community College has a total student population of 4,567. It is the 5655th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
Automotive and Mechanics students from Honolulu schools who go on to become automotive mechanics, automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 606,990 people working as automotive service technicians and mechanics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,880. Also, Automotive body and related repairers make on average $41,020 per year and there are about 133,290 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 240 employed automotive body and related repairers earning an average salary of $42,790. Automotive service technicians and mechanics in this area earn $42,480/yr and there are 1,490 employed.
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. Thus, about 3 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by automotive service technicians and mechanics, and 1/1000 are held by automotive body and related repairers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Honolulu Community College ends up costing a student $4,399/yr.