New Jersey Job Growth
There were 4,111,000 jobs in New Jersey in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,331,334 employed persons for the month. New Jersey lost 17,500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 9,807 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Jersey job growth compared to other states.
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New Jersey Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for New Jersey 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 New Jersey
CES employment peaked in February 2017 for New Jersey at 4,128,500. Since then 17,500 jobs have been lost in New Jersey according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in New Jersey for March 2017 is at a new high of 4,331,334.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Jersey Employment History