Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 5,753,000 jobs in Pennsylvania in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,008,238 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania added 6,700 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,031 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Pennsylvania job growth compared to other states.
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Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania
CES employment peaked in April 2008 for Pennsylvania at 5,824,600. Since then 71,600 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey. From a trough of 5,566,400 in February 2010, Pennsylvania has gained 186,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,113,838 in April 2008. 105,600 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 5,820,829, Pennsylvania has added 187,409 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History