Department of Numbers

Maryland Job Growth

There were 2,757,400 jobs in Maryland in June 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,098,784 employed persons for the month. Maryland added 13,300 jobs in June 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,789 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maryland job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey June 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,757,400 +13,300 +56,100
CPS 3,098,784 +4,789 +69,756

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 in June 2017 for Maryland is at a new high of 2,757,400.

CPS employment in Maryland for June 2017 is at a new high of 3,098,784.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through June 2017

Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
June 2017 2,757,400 13,300 3,098,784 4,789
May 2017 2,744,100 -1,500 3,093,995 2,994
April 2017 2,745,600 0 3,091,001 8,911
March 2017 2,745,600 -7,900 3,082,090 11,879
February 2017 2,753,500 9,500 3,070,211 11,812
January 2017 2,744,000 13,200 3,058,399 8,876
December 2016 2,730,800 8,600 3,049,523 2,295
November 2016 2,722,200 400 3,047,228 2,981
October 2016 2,721,800 5,000 3,044,247 3,511
September 2016 2,716,800 2,100 3,040,736 3,927
August 2016 2,714,700 4,200 3,036,809 4,017
July 2016 2,710,500 9,200 3,032,792 3,764