Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has four medicine schools within its city limits. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest ranked school in the city with a medicine 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 medicine programs in Honolulu, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medicine professors at University of Hawaii at Manoa such as Richard Arakaki, Andrea Fleig, Sheri Gon, George Read, and Patricia Taylor.
Medicine students from Honolulu schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 300 employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $194,320. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $192,880/yr and there are 690 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 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by physicians and surgeons, and 1/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 4 medicine 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 medicine students, with University of Hawaii at Manoa as the lowest, reported at only $10,275/yr.