Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Job Growth
There were 51,100 jobs in Lewiston, Maine in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,448 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 87 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Lewiston, Maine Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lewiston 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 for Lewiston, Maine
CES employment for Lewiston peaked in July 2016 at 51,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 51,000 in August 2016, Lewiston has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,761 for Lewiston in January 2008. 1,313 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 51,317, Lewiston has added 3,131 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lewiston, Maine Employment History