Hawaii Job Growth
There were 557,800 jobs in Hawaii in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 591,010 employed persons for the month. Hawaii added 13,900 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 39,655 (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 June 2018 for Hawaii at 660,200. Since then 102,400 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 525,600 in May 2020, Hawaii has gained 32,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Hawaii reached a maximum of 669,607 in March 2017. 78,597 jobs have been lost in Hawaii since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 479,621, Hawaii has added 111,389 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hawaii Employment History