Columbus, Ohio Job Growth
There were 1,068,800 jobs in Columbus, Ohio in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,004,639 employed persons for the month. Columbus added 1,300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,855 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbus job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Columbus, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Columbus 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 Columbus, Ohio
CES employment for Columbus in December 2016 is at a new high of 1,068,800.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,021,851 for Columbus in July 2016. 17,212 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey. From a October 2016 low of 1,000,097, Columbus has added 4,542 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Ohio Employment History