Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 5,987,300 jobs in Pennsylvania in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,103,355 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania lost 6,300 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 5,128 (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 December 2017 for Pennsylvania at 5,993,600. Since then 6,300 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,125,474 in July 2008. 22,119 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 5,799,597, Pennsylvania has added 303,758 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History