Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Job Growth
There were 49,900 jobs in Lewiston, Maine in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,714 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 100 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 78 (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 December 2018 at 51,700. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,300 in April 2020, Lewiston has gained 4,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,759 for Lewiston in January 2008. 4,045 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 48,804, Lewiston has added 2,910 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lewiston, Maine Employment History