Hawaii Job Growth
There were 659,300 jobs in Hawaii in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 650,332 employed persons for the month. Hawaii lost 300 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,459 (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 900 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 652,800 in August 2019, Hawaii has gained 6,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Hawaii reached a maximum of 669,607 in March 2017. 19,275 jobs have been lost in Hawaii since then according to the household survey. From a May 2019 low of 644,353, Hawaii has added 5,979 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hawaii Employment History