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2021 Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates in Hawaii

47 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,200 Avg Salary
$19,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates in HawaiiArea Studies is the #41 most popular major in Hawaii with 47 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 5,042 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university in the state. The area studies school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates in Hawaii ranking analyzed 1 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in area studies.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Area Studies Majors After Graduation

After graduating, area studies majors that go to school in Hawaii go on to jobs making an average of $29,200 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 27% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in area studies is $32,162. That's about 9% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Hawaii.

Average Salary for Area Studies Graduates from Schools in Hawaii  29,200
Average Salary for Area Studies Graduates from Schools Nationwide  32,162
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Area Studies Grads in Hawaii

The highest paid area studies majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Area Studies Graduates in Hawaii

University of Hawaii at Manoa earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Honolulu, UHM is a public school with a large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in area studies from the school is $29,200.

On average, area studies graduates from UHM take out $20,610 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $197.

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Best Area Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Area Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 714
Washington 229 301
Oregon 178 54
Nevada 117 8
Alaska 79 3

One of 1 majors within the Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies area of study, Area Studies has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Area Studies

Related Major Annual Graduates
Ethnic Studies 71

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Karl Udo Gerth.

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