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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 50,500 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,166 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 300 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 111 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,500 +300 +600
CPS 60,166 -111 +192

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

Springfield, Ohio Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Springfield peaked in June 2000 at 58,000. Since then 7,500 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,800 in January 2010, Springfield has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,695 for Springfield in May 2001. 9,529 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 59,330, Springfield has added 836 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 50,500 300 60,166 -111
July 2017 50,200 200 60,277 29
June 2017 50,000 0 60,248 -201
May 2017 50,000 0 60,449 -214
April 2017 50,000 200 60,663 129
March 2017 49,800 -100 60,534 317
February 2017 49,900 100 60,217 718
January 2017 49,800 300 59,499 169
December 2016 49,500 -200 59,330 -125
November 2016 49,700 -100 59,455 -171
October 2016 49,800 -100 59,626 -223
September 2016 49,900 0 59,849 -125