Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has thirteen veterinary technician schools within a 2500-mile radius of its city center. Western Career College-Pleasant Hill, the highest ranked school in this group with a veterinary technician program, has a total student population of 615. It is the 1383rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 112th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Veterinary Technician students from Honolulu schools who go on to become veterinary technicians, veterinarians, veterinarian assistants, veterinary scientistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,200 people working as veterinary technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,580. Also, Veterinarians make on average $90,110 per year and there are about 54,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Honolulu area alone, there are 110 employed veterinarians earning an average salary of $92,580. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this area earn $28,790/yr and there are 170 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 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by veterinary technologists and technicians, and 0/1000 are held by veterinarians.
Of the 13 veterinary technician schools with a 2500-mile radius of Honolulu, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Pleasant Hill comes out as the most expensive ($25,515/yr) for veterinary technician students, with Shasta College as the lowest, reported at only $5,404/yr.