Ohio Job Growth
There were 5,503,400 jobs in Ohio in August 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,490,945 employed persons for the month. Ohio lost 2,000 jobs in August 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 17,558 (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 132,800 jobs have been lost in Ohio according to the employer survey. From a trough of 5,002,800 in February 2010, Ohio has gained 500,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Ohio reached a maximum of 5,653,250 in January 2007. 162,305 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 273,624 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ohio Employment History