Hawaii Job Growth
There were 633,900 jobs in Hawaii in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 655,779 employed persons for the month. Hawaii added 900 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 667 (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 664,500. Since then 30,600 jobs have been lost in Hawaii according to the employer survey. From a trough of 507,300 in May 2020, Hawaii has gained 126,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Hawaii reached a maximum of 682,060 in May 2017. 26,281 jobs have been lost in Hawaii since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 502,109, Hawaii has added 153,670 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hawaii Employment History