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Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 112,500 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,823 employed persons for the month. Manchester added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 116 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,500 +200 +1,600
CPS 113,823 +116 +96

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Manchester 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 for Manchester, New Hampshire

CES employment for Manchester peaked in August 2017 at 113,100. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 112,300 in October 2017, Manchester has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 115,206 for Manchester in June 2017. 1,383 jobs have been lost in Manchester since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 113,707, Manchester has added 116 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 112,500 200 113,823 116
October 2017 112,300 -500 113,707 -381
September 2017 112,800 -300 114,088 -699
August 2017 113,100 800 114,787 -351
July 2017 112,300 -400 115,138 -68
June 2017 112,700 500 115,206 322
May 2017 112,200 300 114,884 12
April 2017 111,900 100 114,872 401
March 2017 111,800 -600 114,471 361
February 2017 112,400 1,600 114,110 416
January 2017 110,800 0 113,694 61
December 2016 110,800 -100 113,633 -94