Pearl City, HI has three safety schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Hawaii Pacific University, the highest ranked school in this group with a safety program, has a total student population of 8,113. It is the 589th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
Safety students from Pearl City schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 640 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average salary of $68,040. Occupational health and safety specialists in this area earn $72,230/yr and there are 290 employed.
Pearl City 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 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Pearl City are held by occupational health and safety specialists, and 1/1000 are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health.
Of the 3 safety schools with a 100-mile radius of Pearl City, none have 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 safety students, with Honolulu Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,399/yr.