Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,576,400 jobs in Massachusetts in August 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,468,768 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 5,900 jobs in August 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 10,265 (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 2016 for Massachusetts is at a new high of 3,576,400.
CPS employment in Massachusetts for August 2016 is at a new high of 3,468,768.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History