Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,502,400 jobs in Massachusetts in August 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,423,990 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 7,200 jobs in August 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 20,593 (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 August 2015 for Massachusetts is at a new high of 3,502,400.
CPS employment in Massachusetts reached a maximum of 3,471,505 in May 2015. 47,515 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History