Hawaii Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Honolulu County Hawaii, 25,309
County with the Most Employees: Honolulu County Hawaii, 377,537
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Honolulu County Hawaii, $953
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Hawaii County Hawaii, 3.5%



Hawaii County Hawaii

Total Businesses5,06112.5% of state total
Total Employment57,68210.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74880.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade61612.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services13,22422.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3877.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,53111.3% of county employees



Honolulu County Hawaii

Total Businesses25,30962.5% of state total
Total Employment377,53770.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$953102.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services3,44213.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services66,12217.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2,1318.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places43,28811.5% of county employees



Kauai County Hawaii

Total Businesses2,3925.9% of state total
Total Employment27,3685.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79585.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade32413.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade4,03614.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2128.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,29815.7% of county employees






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This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.