Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Job Growth
There were 48,800 jobs in Lewiston, Maine in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,362 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 70 (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 October 2018 at 51,600. Since then 2,800 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,200 in April 2020, Lewiston has gained 3,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,729 for Lewiston in January 2008. 4,367 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 47,612, Lewiston has added 3,750 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lewiston, Maine Employment History