Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has two public health schools within its city limits. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest ranked school in the city with a public health 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.
Public Health students from Honolulu schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 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 public health 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 public health students, with University of Hawaii at Manoa as the lowest, reported at only $10,275/yr.