Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,643,500 jobs in Massachusetts in October 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,521,303 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 4,800 jobs in October 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 5,626 (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 October 2017 for Massachusetts is at a new high of 3,643,500.
CPS employment in Massachusetts reached a maximum of 3,555,831 in May 2017. 34,528 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History