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Law Schools in Hawaii

There are three Hawaii schools offering law programs. 123 students graduated with degrees from Hawaii law schools in 2010. 82 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 26 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

186 students graduate from programs in Hawaii in law, on average, every year. Specifically, 26 students graduated with a law degree at the associate's level, 15 with a master's level degree, and 82 with a doctorate level degree.

Three law schools are in this Pacific state. And of these, one school is private, while two schools are public. Public law school tuition is $8,095.

Average tuition for law programs is $8,095.

Hawaii schools offer associates degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing law.

Law Program Completions in Hawaii 2006 - 2010

186 students graduate from programs in Hawaii in law, on average, every year. Specifically, 26 students graduated with a law degree at the associate's level, 15 with a master's level degree, and 82 with a doctorate level degree.

Law Program Completions in Hawaii 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 29
  • Associate 2007: 27
  • Associate 2008: 38
  • Associate 2009: 18
  • Associate 2010: 26
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 11
  • Master 2008: 20
  • Master 2009: 11
  • Master 2010: 15
  • Doctorate 2006: 101
  • Doctorate 2007: 111
  • Doctorate 2008: 192
  • Doctorate 2009: 88
  • Doctorate 2010: 82

Law Program Availability in Hawaii

Hawaii schools offer a total of four programs in law. Of these programs, approximately 50% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Law Program Availability in Hawaii

  • Associate: 2
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55830
  • 25th Percentile: 66160
  • Median: 88700
  • 75th Percentile: 121940
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42750
  • 25th Percentile: 48430
  • Median: 55200
  • 75th Percentile: 64110
  • 90th Percentile: 72720

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 122900
  • 25th Percentile: 127670
  • Median: 135620
  • 75th Percentile: 143570
  • 90th Percentile: 148330

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61300
  • 25th Percentile: 68380
  • Median: 80090
  • 75th Percentile: 89430
  • 90th Percentile: 94890

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62290
  • 25th Percentile: 67990
  • Median: 78910
  • 75th Percentile: 91930
  • 90th Percentile: 106350

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41010
  • 25th Percentile: 49250
  • Median: 54320
  • 75th Percentile: 59520
  • 90th Percentile: 68900

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32670
  • 25th Percentile: 39840
  • Median: 48050
  • 75th Percentile: 59670
  • 90th Percentile: 74750

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46760
  • 25th Percentile: 49870
  • Median: 53710
  • 75th Percentile: 57530
  • 90th Percentile: 59830

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31090
  • 25th Percentile: 35070
  • Median: 41460
  • 75th Percentile: 47610
  • 90th Percentile: 56570

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31890
  • 25th Percentile: 36020
  • Median: 43510
  • 75th Percentile: 52790
  • 90th Percentile: 59740

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32990
  • 25th Percentile: 39130
  • Median: 45400
  • 75th Percentile: 55850
  • 90th Percentile: 69900

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82840
  • Median Salary 2007: 85010
  • Median Salary 2008: 83590
  • Median Salary 2009: 84110
  • Median Salary 2010: 88700
  • Total Employed 2006: 2000
  • Total Employed 2007: 2120
  • Total Employed 2008: 2190
  • Total Employed 2009: 2100
  • Total Employed 2010: 2020

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48660
  • Median Salary 2007: 52140
  • Median Salary 2008: 52980
  • Median Salary 2009: 54610
  • Median Salary 2010: 55200
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 118995
  • Median Salary 2007: 123545
  • Median Salary 2008: 127595
  • Median Salary 2009: 132105
  • Median Salary 2010: 135620
  • Total Employed 2006: 115
  • Total Employed 2007: 115
  • Total Employed 2008: 115
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77335
  • Median Salary 2007: 80290
  • Median Salary 2008: 82925
  • Median Salary 2009: 81510
  • Median Salary 2010: 80090
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64780
  • Median Salary 2007: 70980
  • Median Salary 2008: 72830
  • Median Salary 2009: 74220
  • Median Salary 2010: 78910
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45990
  • Median Salary 2007: 48060
  • Median Salary 2008: 48710
  • Median Salary 2009: 54220
  • Median Salary 2010: 54320
  • Total Employed 2006: 2610
  • Total Employed 2007: 2700
  • Total Employed 2008: 2820
  • Total Employed 2009: 2900
  • Total Employed 2010: 2950

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42540
  • Median Salary 2007: 45310
  • Median Salary 2008: 45870
  • Median Salary 2009: 44100
  • Median Salary 2010: 48050
  • Total Employed 2006: 860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1060
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 810

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45450
  • Median Salary 2007: 47970
  • Median Salary 2008: 55820
  • Median Salary 2009: 52290
  • Median Salary 2010: 53710
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37360
  • Median Salary 2007: 38260
  • Median Salary 2008: 39490
  • Median Salary 2009: 41920
  • Median Salary 2010: 41460
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 730
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 820

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41080
  • Median Salary 2007: 43110
  • Median Salary 2008: 43850
  • Median Salary 2009: 43580
  • Median Salary 2010: 43510
  • Total Employed 2006: 870
  • Total Employed 2007: 780
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 800

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40690
  • Median Salary 2007: 42050
  • Median Salary 2008: 43630
  • Median Salary 2009: 45140
  • Median Salary 2010: 45400
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Hawaii vs National Law Employment

Hawaii vs National Law Employment

  • Employed in Hawaii: 0.414% (8830)

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1. Heald College - Honolulu

1500 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 955-1500

Heald College-Honolulu offers one law program and it is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 1,985 students seek degrees in 22 Heald College-Honolulu programs. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Hawaii offering law.

2. Kapiolani Community College

4303 Diamond Head Rd
Honolulu, HI 96816-4496
(808) 734-9000

Kapiolani Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Honolulu, HI and it offers one law program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Hawaii offering law.

3. The University of Hawaii at Manoa

2600 Campus Road- Hawaii Hall- Room 001
Honolulu, HI 96822-2301
(808) 956-8975

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is near the center of the city, is in Honolulu, HI. It offers two law programs. Specifically, students are offered one master's level law degree by it and one doctorate level degree in law. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this large university ranks first in the state of Hawaii.