Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 5,934,200 jobs in Pennsylvania in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,131,576 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania lost 16,100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 16,524 (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 February 2017 for Pennsylvania at 5,950,300. Since then 16,100 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania for March 2017 is at a new high of 6,131,576.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History