Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,415,200 jobs in Massachusetts in August 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,313,217 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts lost 5,300 jobs in August 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,289 (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 July 2014 for Massachusetts at 3,420,500. Since then 5,300 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Massachusetts reached a maximum of 3,315,506 in July 2014. 2,289 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History