Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 5,976,000 jobs in Pennsylvania in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,101,148 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania added 2,300 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 162 (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 2017 for Pennsylvania at 5,978,100. Since then 2,100 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey. From a trough of 5,973,700 in October 2017, Pennsylvania has gained 2,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,153,386 in May 2017. 52,238 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 6,100,986, Pennsylvania has added 162 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History