Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 5,895,300 jobs in Pennsylvania in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,154,990 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania added 3,300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 861 (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 September 2016 for Pennsylvania at 5,902,200. Since then 6,900 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey. From a trough of 5,892,000 in October 2016, Pennsylvania has gained 3,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,185,008 in March 2016. 30,018 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 6,145,544, Pennsylvania has added 9,446 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History