Maine Job Growth
There were 628,100 jobs in Maine in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 679,346 employed persons for the month. Maine lost 1,000 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,283 (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 May 2018 for Maine at 630,100. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Maine according to the employer survey. From a trough of 628,000 in October 2018, Maine has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 684,374 in July 2018. 5,028 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History