Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Job Growth
There were 50,500 jobs in Lewiston, Maine in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 54,444 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 131 (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 600 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 55,761 for Lewiston in January 2008. 1,317 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 51,359, Lewiston has added 3,085 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lewiston, Maine Employment History