Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has three banking schools within its city limits. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest ranked school in the city with a banking program, 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.
Banking students from Honolulu schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 20,880 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $59,300. Financial specialists in this area earn $63,640/yr and there are 590 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 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by financial specialists, and 48/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 3 banking schools in Honolulu, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,566/yr) for banking students, with University of Hawaii at Manoa as the lowest, reported at only $10,275/yr.