Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,396,400 jobs in Massachusetts in March 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,285,839 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 8,100 jobs in March 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 19,246 (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 in March 2014 for Massachusetts is at a new high of 3,396,400.
CPS employment in Massachusetts reached a maximum of 3,297,978 in February 2001. 12,139 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 3,161,671, Massachusetts has added 124,168 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History