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Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth

There were 1,101,100 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,059,910 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati added 4,800 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,328 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,101,100 +4,800 +24,000
CPS 1,059,910 +6,328 +27,960

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

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati, Ohio

CES employment for Cincinnati in March 2017 is at a new high of 1,101,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,063,058 for Cincinnati in April 2008. 3,148 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati since then according to the household survey. From a June 2011 low of 985,287, Cincinnati has added 74,623 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 1,101,100 4,800 1,059,910 6,328
February 2017 1,096,300 -1,400 1,053,582 6,629
January 2017 1,097,700 3,100 1,046,953 3,435
December 2016 1,094,600 9,100 1,043,518 2,215
November 2016 1,085,500 600 1,041,303 1,154
October 2016 1,084,900 100 1,040,149 731
September 2016 1,084,800 3,100 1,039,418 34
August 2016 1,081,700 -1,600 1,039,384 -108
July 2016 1,083,300 7,000 1,039,492 2,511
June 2016 1,076,300 1,000 1,036,981 3,824
May 2016 1,075,300 -900 1,033,157 1,814
April 2016 1,076,200 -900 1,031,343 -607