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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Hawaii

What professions have the highest employment in Hawaii? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Hawaii. We note that the total employment in Hawaii is 612,580. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 25,470 people (4.16 percent of the total employment in Hawaii). The second most common job is the waiters and waitresses profession which employs 14,460 people (2.36 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Hawaii is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Hawaii

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
612,580
100.00% $37,450
2 Retail Salespersons
25,470
4.16% $22,970
3 Waiters and Waitresses
14,460
2.36% $27,200
4 Cashiers
14,180
2.31% $21,410
5 Office Clerks, General
13,710
2.24% $30,940
6 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
12,800
2.09% $33,190
7 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
12,690
2.07% $18,600
8 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
12,510
2.04% $24,450
9 General and Operations Managers
10,740
1.75% $81,970
10 Registered Nurses
10,650
1.74% $90,220
11 Security Guards
9,790
1.60% $25,310
12 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
9,260
1.51% $36,890
13 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
8,980
1.47% $31,440
14 Restaurant Cooks
8,930
1.46% $26,630
15 Food Preparation Workers
8,100
1.32% $21,800
16 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
7,880
1.29% $26,380
17 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
7,450
1.22% $27,890
18 Customer Service Representatives
7,220
1.18% $33,770
19 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
7,220
1.18% $36,460
20 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
7,160
1.17% $42,070
21 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
6,950
1.13% $40,610
22 Teacher Assistants
6,380
1.04% $27,840
23 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
6,060
0.99% $54,060
24 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
5,920
0.97% $47,720
25 Nursing Assistants
5,090
0.83% $30,430
26 Substitute Teachers
5,010
0.82% $43,040
27 Accountants and Auditors
4,630
0.76% $55,570
28 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
4,580
0.75% $23,840
29 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
4,510
0.74% $29,000
30 Carpenters
4,480
0.73% $68,730
31 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
4,480
0.73% $35,470
32 Other Business Operations Specialists
4,480
0.73% $63,290
33 Dishwashers
4,460
0.73% $20,610
34 Construction Laborers
4,220
0.69% $47,490
35 Personal Care Aides
4,060
0.66% $24,790
36 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
3,990
0.65% $54,770
37 Bartenders
3,950
0.64% $34,280
38 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
3,810
0.62% $21,370
39 Receptionists and Information Clerks
3,730
0.61% $28,310
40 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
3,490
0.57% $42,750
41 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
3,490
0.57% $21,070
42 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
3,450
0.56% $43,040
43 Electricians
2,980
0.49% $63,380
44 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
2,980
0.49% $35,010
45 Other Sales Representatives
2,920
0.48% $40,830
46 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
2,890
0.47% $58,640
47 Medical Assistants
2,890
0.47% $33,180
48 Property, Real Estate Managers
2,780
0.45% $47,440
49 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
2,740
0.45% $49,400
50 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
2,720
0.44% $40,340
51 Home Health Aides
2,560
0.42% $24,900
52 All Other Managers
2,490
0.41% $86,270
53 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
2,440
0.40% $47,840
54 Childcare Workers
2,380
0.39% $18,230
55 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
2,370
0.39% $70,340
56 Sales Managers
2,300
0.38% $70,820
57 Unknown
2,280
0.37% $44,120
58 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
2,240
0.37% $76,880
59 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
2,190
0.36% $38,550
60 Packers and Packagers
2,170
0.35% $20,950
61 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
2,130
0.35% $63,050
62 Financial Managers
2,100
0.34% $84,860
63 Tellers
2,050
0.33% $24,780
64 Counter and Rental Clerks
2,030
0.33% $26,280
65 Chief Executives
1,970
0.32% $137,450
66 Food Service Managers
1,960
0.32% $50,240
67 Firefighters
1,950
0.32% $52,780
68 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
1,930
0.32% $29,510
69 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
1,900
0.31% $23,800
70 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,890
0.31% $30,420
71 Parking Lot Attendants
1,870
0.31% $19,360
72 Civil Engineers
1,860
0.30% $77,190
73 Social and Human Service Assistants
1,850
0.30% $32,730
74 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
1,820
0.30% $28,860
75 Fast Food Cooks
1,810
0.30% $19,500
76 Lawyers
1,800
0.29% $93,530
77 Management Analysts
1,800
0.29% $73,290
78 Chefs and Head Cooks
1,760
0.29% $38,700
79 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,740
0.28% $54,290
80 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
1,720
0.28% $47,980
81 Dental Assistants
1,670
0.27% $34,000
82 Graduate Teaching Assistants
1,660
0.27% $41,090
83 Construction Managers
1,630
0.27% $90,820
84 Billing and Posting Clerks
1,620
0.26% $37,360
85 Human Resources Specialists
1,600
0.26% $56,470
86 Administrative Services Managers
1,590
0.26% $61,060
87 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
1,570
0.26% $30,920
88 Tour Guides and Escorts
1,560
0.25% $26,890
89 Driver/Sales Workers
1,550
0.25% $29,540
90 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
1,530
0.25% $32,390
91 Pharmacy Technicians
1,520
0.25% $35,920
92 Bakers
1,500
0.24% $30,690
93 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
1,460
0.24% $71,400
94 Recreation Workers
1,460
0.24% $31,800
95 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,460
0.24% $46,580
96 Correctional Officers and Jailers
1,450
0.24% $48,400
97 Other Transportation Workers
1,440
0.24% $34,010
98 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
1,430
0.23% $45,980
99 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
1,410
0.23% $43,160
100 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
1,400
0.23% $24,320
101 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
1,400
0.23% $50,670
102 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
1,370
0.22% $19,640
103 Other Computer Occupations
1,370
0.22% $87,280
104 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
1,330
0.22% $68,770
105 Transportation Security Screeners
1,330
0.22% $36,060
106 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
1,300
0.21% $24,730
107 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
1,300
0.21% $66,990
108 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
1,290
0.21% $40,200
109 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
1,240
0.20% $54,140
110 Massage Therapists
1,220
0.20% $50,740
111 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
1,210
0.20% $22,920
112 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
1,210
0.20% $45,860
113 Short Order Cooks
1,190
0.19% $22,550
114 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,190
0.19% $104,500
115 Medical Secretaries
1,170
0.19% $34,850
116 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
1,170
0.19% $47,840
117 Computer User Support Specialists
1,170
0.19% $45,980
118 Pharmacists
1,160
0.19% $118,220
119 Instructional Coordinators
1,130
0.18% $60,310
120 Coaches and Scouts
1,100
0.18% $35,420
121 Computer Systems Analysts
1,100
0.18% $74,210
122 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
1,090
0.18% $41,380
123 Postal Service Mail Carriers
1,030
0.17% $57,210
124 Compliance Officers
1,030
0.17% $65,220
125 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
1,010
0.16% $45,860
126 Dental Hygienists
1,010
0.16% $69,880
127 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
1,000
0.16% $49,870
128 Family and General Practitioners
1,000
0.16% n/a
129 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
990
0.16% $55,260
130 Insurance Sales Agents
990
0.16% $40,980
131 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
990
0.16% $46,490
132 Community Health Workers
990
0.16% $18,970
133 Sheet Metal Workers
980
0.16% $67,110
134 Other Healthcare Support Workers
980
0.16% $37,250
135 Public Relations Specialists
980
0.16% $50,590
136 Applications Software Developers
980
0.16% $78,070
137 Travel Agents
970
0.16% $32,770
138 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
970
0.16% $59,380
139 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
960
0.16% $44,880
140 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
960
0.16% $52,280
141 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
950
0.16% $80,600
142 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
940
0.15% $41,970
143 Bill and Account Collectors
940
0.15% $36,050
144 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
930
0.15% $38,110
145 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
920
0.15% $49,180
146 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
920
0.15% $40,030
147 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
900
0.15% $20,000
148 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
900
0.15% $40,360
149 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
900
0.15% $32,920
150 Other Physicians and Surgeons
900
0.15% n/a
151 Cost Estimators
900
0.15% $64,310
152 Legal Secretaries
880
0.14% $45,460
153 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
870
0.14% $69,410
154 Word Processors and Typists
870
0.14% $29,800
155 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
870
0.14% $40,080
156 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
860
0.14% $39,100
157 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
860
0.14% $46,920
158 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
850
0.14% $37,030
159 Loan Officers
850
0.14% $50,770
160 Healthcare Social Workers
840
0.14% $57,330
161 Physical Therapists
820
0.13% $83,020
162 Electrical Engineers
820
0.13% $85,820
163 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
810
0.13% $40,790
164 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
790
0.13% $39,100
165 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
790
0.13% $39,000
166 Social and Community Service Managers
790
0.13% $57,400
167 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
780
0.13% n/a
168 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
780
0.13% $32,640
169 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
780
0.13% $56,570
170 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
770
0.13% $68,090
171 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
760
0.12% $53,460
172 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
760
0.12% $55,950
173 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
760
0.12% $56,930
174 Helpers--Production Workers
750
0.12% $20,680
175 Pest Control Workers
740
0.12% $34,920
176 Training and Development Specialists
740
0.12% $56,530
177 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
730
0.12% $48,260
178 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
730
0.12% $89,860
179 Dancers
730
0.12% n/a
180 Engineers, All Other
730
0.12% $95,600
181 Roofers
720
0.12% $46,350
182 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
720
0.12% $41,430
183 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
710
0.12% $43,260
184 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
710
0.12% $67,780
185 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
700
0.11% $28,570
186 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
690
0.11% $67,230
187 Data Entry Keyers
690
0.11% $32,800
188 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
690
0.11% $48,650
189 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
680
0.11% $44,540
190 Radiologic Technologists
680
0.11% $69,250
191 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
680
0.11% $44,160
192 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
680
0.11% $61,140
193 Computer and Information Systems Managers
680
0.11% $93,640
194 Food Batchmakers
670
0.11% $21,200
195 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
670
0.11% $25,540
196 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
660
0.11% $52,890
197 Systems Software Developers
650
0.11% $85,490
198 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
640
0.10% $46,590
199 Architectural and Engineering Managers
640
0.10% $114,800
200 Phlebotomists
630
0.10% $34,500

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