Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland Job Growth
There were 1,406,300 jobs in Baltimore, Maryland in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,433,461 employed persons for the month. Baltimore lost 2,500 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,805 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Baltimore 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.
Baltimore, Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Baltimore 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 Baltimore, Maryland
CES employment for Baltimore peaked in January 2017 at 1,408,800. Since then 2,500 jobs have been lost in Baltimore according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in February 2017 for Baltimore is at a new high of 1,433,461.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baltimore, Maryland Employment History