Department of Numbers

Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Job Growth

There were 50,700 jobs in Lewiston, Maine in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 52,343 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 0 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,700 0 +1,200
CPS 52,343 -4 +409

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 1,000 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,300 in April 2020, Lewiston has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,759 for Lewiston in January 2008. 3,416 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 48,804, Lewiston has added 3,539 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Lewiston, Maine Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 50,700 0 52,343 -4
March 2022 50,700 200 52,347 95
February 2022 50,500 200 52,252 110
January 2022 50,300 400 52,142 39
December 2021 49,900 100 52,103 -3
November 2021 49,800 100 52,106 -1
October 2021 49,700 200 52,107 24
September 2021 49,500 0 52,083 49
August 2021 49,500 -300 52,034 47
July 2021 49,800 500 51,987 36
June 2021 49,300 -300 51,951 18
May 2021 49,600 100 51,933 -1