Department of Numbers

Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 3,425,000 jobs in Massachusetts in September 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,318,532 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 9,400 jobs in September 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,367 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Massachusetts job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey September 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 3,425,000 +9,400 +64,100
CPS 3,318,532 +5,367 +84,903

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 in September 2014 for Massachusetts is at a new high of 3,425,000.

CPS employment in Massachusetts for September 2014 is at a new high of 3,318,532.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2014

Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2014 3,425,000 9,400 3,318,532 5,367
August 2014 3,415,600 -4,900 3,313,165 -2,341
July 2014 3,420,500 12,200 3,315,506 5,124
June 2014 3,408,300 2,500 3,310,382 5,871
May 2014 3,405,800 10,300 3,304,511 8,830
April 2014 3,395,500 -2,000 3,295,681 9,809
March 2014 3,397,500 9,200 3,285,872 19,279
February 2014 3,388,300 5,500 3,266,593 18,271
January 2014 3,382,800 -3,900 3,248,322 11,532
December 2013 3,386,700 7,800 3,236,790 1,592
November 2013 3,378,900 6,900 3,235,198 958
October 2013 3,372,000 11,100 3,234,240 611
September 2013 3,360,900 0 3,233,629 -351