Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth
There were 106,500 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 125,197 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 784 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown 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.
Hagerstown, Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown, Maryland
CES employment for Hagerstown peaked in July 2016 at 106,700. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 105,800 in September 2016, Hagerstown has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Hagerstown is at a new high of 125,197.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History