Department of Numbers

Maryland Job Growth

There were 2,710,200 jobs in Maryland in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,053,470 employed persons for the month. Maryland added 100 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,723 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maryland job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,710,200 +100 +30,200
CPS 3,053,470 +8,723 +54,328

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 June 2016 for Maryland at 2,711,600. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Maryland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,707,200 in August 2016, Maryland has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Maryland for November 2016 is at a new high of 3,053,470.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 2,710,200 100 3,053,470 8,723
October 2016 2,710,100 -1,400 3,044,747 8,072
September 2016 2,711,500 4,300 3,036,675 6,894
August 2016 2,707,200 -4,400 3,029,781 -954
July 2016 2,711,600 0 3,030,735 -234
June 2016 2,711,600 6,900 3,030,969 323
May 2016 2,704,700 -200 3,030,646 391
April 2016 2,704,900 300 3,030,255 4,173
March 2016 2,704,600 20,300 3,026,082 7,655
February 2016 2,684,300 200 3,018,427 8,466
January 2016 2,684,100 800 3,009,961 8,644
December 2015 2,683,300 3,300 3,001,317 2,175