Maine Job Growth
There were 605,800 jobs in Maine in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 639,943 employed persons for the month. Maine added 2,800 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,673 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maine job growth compared to other states.
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Maine Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Maine 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 Maine
CES employment peaked in January 2020 for Maine at 641,000. Since then 35,200 jobs have been lost in Maine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 545,400 in April 2020, Maine has gained 60,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 680,075 in November 2019. 40,132 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 594,673, Maine has added 45,270 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History