Maryland Job Growth
There were 2,602,900 jobs in Maryland in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,936,001 employed persons for the month. Maryland lost 6,200 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,691 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maryland job growth compared to other states.
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Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Maryland 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 Maryland
CES employment peaked in February 2008 for Maryland at 2,615,900. Since then 13,000 jobs have been lost in Maryland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,470,100 in February 2010, Maryland has gained 132,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maryland for April 2013 is at a new high of 2,936,001.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maryland Employment History