Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has three early childhood education schools within its city limits. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest ranked school in the city with an early childhood education 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. To learn more about early childhood education programs in Honolulu, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at University of Hawaii at Manoa such as Fred Bail, Ann Bayer, Thomas Christ, Lysandra Cook, Judy Coryell, and Kathryn Dziekan.
Early Childhood Education students from Honolulu schools who go on to become early childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, early childhood teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,140 people working as education administrators, preschool and child care center/program alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,170. Also, Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 7,120 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $48,020. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $43,220/yr and there are 140 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 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 17/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 3 early childhood education schools in Honolulu, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chaminade University of Honolulu comes out as the most expensive ($17,911/yr) for early childhood education students, with Honolulu Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,399/yr.