Hawaii Job Growth
There were 612,600 jobs in Hawaii in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 613,977 employed persons for the month. Hawaii added 3,000 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 119 (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 December 2007 for Hawaii at 628,000. Since then 15,400 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 582,600 in August 2010, Hawaii has gained 30,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Hawaii reached a maximum of 625,345 in January 2007. 11,368 jobs have been lost in Hawaii since then according to the household survey. From a October 2009 low of 590,837, Hawaii has added 23,140 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hawaii Employment History