Department of Numbers

Hawaii Job Growth

There were 663,400 jobs in Hawaii in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 672,797 employed persons for the month. Hawaii added 1,800 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,037 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Hawaii job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 663,400 +1,800 +11,300
CPS 672,797 +1,037 +2,779

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 in May 2018 for Hawaii is at a new high of 663,400.

CPS employment in Hawaii for May 2018 is at a new high of 672,797.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Hawaii Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 663,400 1,800 672,797 1,037
April 2018 661,600 300 671,760 1,213
March 2018 661,300 200 670,547 1,157
February 2018 661,100 2,100 669,390 737
January 2018 659,000 2,000 668,653 471
December 2017 657,000 4,200 668,182 78
November 2017 652,800 -1,000 668,104 106
October 2017 653,800 800 667,998 2
September 2017 653,000 3,800 667,996 -178
August 2017 649,200 -2,600 668,174 -514
July 2017 651,800 -1,500 668,688 -645
June 2017 653,300 1,200 669,333 -685