State College, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 77,100 jobs in State College, Pennsylvania in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,623 employed persons for the month. State College lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 147 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare State College 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.
State College, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for State College 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 State College, Pennsylvania
CES employment for State College peaked in March 2016 at 78,700. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in State College according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,600 in May 2016, State College has gained 3,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,789 for State College in February 2016. 3,166 jobs have been lost in State College since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
State College, Pennsylvania Employment History