Hawaii Job Growth
There were 599,900 jobs in Hawaii in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 644,909 employed persons for the month. Hawaii lost 300 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 558 (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 January 2020 for Hawaii at 664,600. Since then 64,700 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 507,500 in May 2020, Hawaii has gained 92,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Hawaii reached a maximum of 682,060 in May 2017. 37,151 jobs have been lost in Hawaii since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 500,444, Hawaii has added 144,465 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hawaii Employment History