Maine Job Growth
There were 639,300 jobs in Maine in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 656,176 employed persons for the month. Maine lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,492 (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 640,900. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Maine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 544,800 in April 2020, Maine has gained 94,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 684,209 in October 2019. 28,033 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 595,050, Maine has added 61,126 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History