Hawaii Job Growth
There were 576,400 jobs in Hawaii in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 601,808 employed persons for the month. Hawaii lost 5,700 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,039 (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 662,300. Since then 85,900 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 509,200 in May 2020, Hawaii has gained 67,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Hawaii reached a maximum of 666,882 in April 2017. 65,074 jobs have been lost in Hawaii since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 497,928, Hawaii has added 103,880 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hawaii Employment History