Workforce

Labor market Labor force Employment Unemployed % Unemployed
1990 55,169 53,618 1,494 2.7
2000 66,307 62,935 3,284 5.0
2005 77,738 74,330 3,335 4.4
2006 76,726 74,528 2,142 2.8
2007 N.A. N.A. N.A. 2.6
2008 (1st qtr.) 3.2
Payroll Employment by Industry 2000 2006 % dist (06)
Total 62,935 74,528 100.0
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,246 1,546 2.1
Construction 4,369 6,182 8.3
Manufacturing 2,148 1,626 2.2
Retail trade 7,597 9,985 13.4
Transportation & warehousing, utilities 3,639 3,109 4.2
Information 1,178 1,088 1.5
Finance, insurance, real estate & rental & leasing 4,211 3,730 5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services 5,101 7,336 9.8
Educational services, health care, social assistance 9,489 12,483 16.8
Arts, entertainment, & recreation, accommodation, food services 16,116 17,916 24.0
Other services, except public administration 2,523 3,605 4.8
Public administration 2,583 3,820 5.1
Employment by Occupation 2000 2006 % dist (06)
Employed population 16 years and over 62,935 74,528
Management, professional, & related occupations 16,556 21,678
Service occupations 16,635 19,962
Sales & office occupations 16,459 17,721
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 1,310 671
Construction, extraction, maintenance & repair occupations 6,068 7,655
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations 5,907 6,841
Mean Annual Wage for the 10 Most Common Occupations Est. Employees 2005
Retail salespersons 3,100 $23,550
Wait staff 3,000 $22,870
Maids & housekeeping 2,540 $26,330
Cashiers 2,230 $20,830
Office clerks, general 1,560 $23,760
Landscaping & groundskeepers 1,470 $26,050
Cooks, restaurant 1,190 $27,890
Maintenance & repair workers, general 1,070 $35,210
Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks 1,050 $31,570
Janitors & cleaners (excl. maids & housekeeping) 1,050 $24,210

(Maui County Data Book 2006; U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey; “Hawaii jobless rate rises to 3.2%,” Star Bulletin, 1-19-08; US Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Socio-Economic Profile, Maui County Hawaii, Census Data Profile, 2006)

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