Ohio Job Growth
There were 5,542,200 jobs in Ohio in December 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,504,122 employed persons for the month. Ohio added 2,500 jobs in December 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 12,229 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Ohio job growth compared to other states.
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Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Ohio 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 Ohio
CES employment peaked in May 2000 for Ohio at 5,636,500. Since then 94,300 jobs have been lost in Ohio according to the employer survey. From a trough of 5,002,800 in February 2010, Ohio has gained 539,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Ohio reached a maximum of 5,653,250 in January 2007. 149,128 jobs have been lost in Ohio since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 5,217,321, Ohio has added 286,801 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ohio Employment History