Maine Job Growth
There were 635,300 jobs in Maine in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 672,252 employed persons for the month. Maine added 2,500 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 609 (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 in December 2019 for Maine is at a new high of 635,300.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 676,884 in February 2018. 4,632 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey. From a September 2019 low of 671,314, Maine has added 938 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History