Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has twenty-four retail management schools within a 2500-mile radius of its city center. Santa Rosa Junior College, the highest ranked school in this group with a retail management program, has a total student population of 25,877. It is the 4107th highest ranked school in the USA and the 378th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Retail Management students from Honolulu schools who go on to become retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, retail professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,163,040 people working as firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,130. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 7,070 employed general and operations managers earning an average salary of $102,660. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this area earn $40,360/yr and there are 4,130 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 10 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers, and 16/1000 are held by general and operations managers.
Of the 24 retail management schools with a 2500-mile radius of Honolulu, only 18 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Los Medanos College comes out as the most expensive ($10,127/yr) for retail management students, with City College of San Francisco as the lowest, reported at only $4,129/yr.