Each year, an average of 5 students graduate from forestry schools in Hawaii. If you too are interested in studying forestry, Hawaii has 1 forestry schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $2,030 per year in tuition for a degree in forestry in Hawaii state.
Located in Hilo, Hawaii Community College is the largest forestry school in Hawaii, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated with a forestry degree from Hawaii Community College in 2009, which was 100% of the total state forestry graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Hawaii Community College, you can expect to pay approximately $2,030 per year to earn your degree in forestry.
A majority of forestry graduates choose to work as foresters. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for foresters in Hawaii is not very good. In Hawaii, there are currently about 450 foresters. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 4%, or to 460 foresters.
In Hawaii, as a forester, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $64,975 per year to more than $94,055 per year. In Hawaii, foresters make an average of $81,420 per year.