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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 107,200 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 126,958 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown lost 700 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 374 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 107,200 -700 +300
CPS 126,958 -374 +1,808

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 November 2016 at 109,200. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,332 for Hagerstown in February 2017. 374 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 107,200 -700 126,958 -374
February 2017 107,900 100 127,332 329
January 2017 107,800 -1,300 127,003 171
December 2016 109,100 -100 126,832 208
November 2016 109,200 700 126,624 193
October 2016 108,500 1,100 126,431 214
September 2016 107,400 100 126,217 212
August 2016 107,300 300 126,005 184
July 2016 107,000 0 125,821 167
June 2016 107,000 -300 125,654 151
May 2016 107,300 400 125,503 159
April 2016 106,900 0 125,344 194