Maine Job Growth
There were 650,300 jobs in Maine in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 667,558 employed persons for the month. Maine added 1,100 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 252 (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 October 2023 for Maine is at a new high of 650,300.
CPS employment in Maine reached a maximum of 681,228 in June 2017. 13,670 jobs have been lost in Maine since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 593,707, Maine has added 73,851 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maine Employment History