Maine Job Growth
There were 633,500 jobs in Maine in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 671,696 employed persons for the month. Maine added 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 325 (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 February 2019 for Maine at 633,700. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Maine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 631,700 in April 2019, Maine has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 676,884 in February 2018. 5,188 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History