Department of Numbers

Maine Job Growth

There were 626,100 jobs in Maine in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 679,735 employed persons for the month. Maine added 2,400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,032 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maine job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 626,100 +2,400 +3,600
CPS 679,735 +1,032 +3,858

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 in February 2018 for Maine is at a new high of 626,100.

CPS employment in Maine for February 2018 is at a new high of 679,735.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Maine Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 626,100 2,400 679,735 1,032
January 2018 623,700 -100 678,703 559
December 2017 623,800 1,600 678,144 -49
November 2017 622,200 1,000 678,193 -30
October 2017 621,200 -3,000 678,223 207
September 2017 624,200 1,000 678,016 359
August 2017 623,200 400 677,657 340
July 2017 622,800 -200 677,317 361
June 2017 623,000 1,300 676,956 232
May 2017 621,700 -600 676,724 206
April 2017 622,300 -1,800 676,518 236
March 2017 624,100 1,600 676,282 405