Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Job Growth
There were 51,000 jobs in Lewiston, Maine in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,054 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston 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.
Lewiston, Maine Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lewiston 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 Lewiston, Maine
CES employment for Lewiston peaked in March 2016 at 51,100. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 50,400 in November 2018, Lewiston has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,761 for Lewiston in January 2008. 1,707 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 51,319, Lewiston has added 2,735 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lewiston, Maine Employment History