Ohio Job Growth
There were 5,292,900 jobs in Ohio in August 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,391,395 employed persons for the month. Ohio added 200 jobs in August 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,162 (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 5,636,200. Since then 343,300 jobs have been lost in Ohio according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,998,900 in February 2010, Ohio has gained 294,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Ohio reached a maximum of 5,645,928 in December 2006. 254,533 jobs have been lost in Ohio since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 5,239,458, Ohio has added 151,937 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ohio Employment History