Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia Job Growth
There were 3,338,700 jobs in Washington, District of Columbia in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,330,381 employed persons for the month. Washington added 9,700 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 8,725 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Washington 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.
Washington, District of Columbia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Washington 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 Washington, District of Columbia
CES employment for Washington in July 2019 is at a new high of 3,338,700.
CPS employment in July 2019 for Washington is at a new high of 3,330,381.
Employment: CES, CPS
Washington, District of Columbia Employment History