Bangor, Maine Job Growth
There were 68,300 jobs in Bangor, Maine in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,876 employed persons for the month. Bangor lost 300 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 22 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Bangor job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Bangor, Maine Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Bangor 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 for Bangor, Maine
CES employment for Bangor peaked in February 2020 at 68,800. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Bangor according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,400 in April 2020, Bangor has gained 9,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,344 for Bangor in August 2019. 1,468 jobs have been lost in Bangor since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 60,811, Bangor has added 7,065 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Bangor, Maine Employment History