Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,576,700 jobs in Massachusetts in October 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,491,527 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts lost 5,500 jobs in October 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 9,573 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Massachusetts job growth compared to other states.
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Massachusetts Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts
CES employment peaked in September 2016 for Massachusetts at 3,582,200. Since then 5,500 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Massachusetts for October 2016 is at a new high of 3,491,527.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History