Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 346,700 jobs in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 284,990 employed persons for the month. Harrisburg lost 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 407 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Harrisburg job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Harrisburg 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 for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Harrisburg peaked in July 2017 at 348,300. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Harrisburg according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 288,356 for Harrisburg in July 2017. 3,366 jobs have been lost in Harrisburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Employment History