Hawaii's IT industry employed about 8,980 people in 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Job opportunities are best in the state's three largest cities: Honolulu, Hilo, and Kailua. Honolulu is the home to Hawaii's two Fortune 500 companies: utility giant Hawaiian Electric Industries, and Alexander & Baldwin, a transportation and logistics company. Career training in Hawaii can be found in a variety of popular specializations, including:
- Computer networking technology
- Information systems management
- Computer engineering
Hawaii IT Salaries
The BLS estimates that network and computer systems administrators in Hawaii made an average annual salary of $69,110 in 2014, while information security analysts earned an annual average of $81,080 in 2014. While no IT training program can guarantee a job or salary, most are designed to help give you the edge over competitors in the IT job market.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hawaii, Occupational and Employment Wage Estimates, May 2014, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_hi.htm#15-0000