Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has two economics schools within its city limits. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest ranked school in the city with an economics 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 economics programs in Honolulu, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of economics professors at University of Hawaii at Manoa such as B.J. Awa, BJ Awa, Carl Bonham, David Ching, Makena Coffman, and Robert Curry.
Economics students from Honolulu schools who go on to become economists, economics professors, analysts, economic analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,160 people working as economists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,320. 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.
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.
Of the 2 economics schools in Honolulu, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hawaii Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($15,952/yr) for economics students, with University of Hawaii at Manoa as the lowest, reported at only $10,275/yr.