Hawaii Job Growth
There were 650,100 jobs in Hawaii in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 677,702 employed persons for the month. Hawaii lost 200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,193 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Hawaii job growth compared to other states.
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Hawaii Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Hawaii as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Hawaii
CES employment peaked in August 2016 for Hawaii at 651,900. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 650,000 in January 2017, Hawaii has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Hawaii for March 2017 is at a new high of 677,702.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hawaii Employment History