Portland-South Portland, Maine Job Growth
There were 215,800 jobs in Portland, Maine in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 200,620 employed persons for the month. Portland added 400 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 411 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Portland 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.
Portland, Maine Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Portland 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 Portland, Maine
CES employment for Portland in January 2023 is at a new high of 215,800.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 207,553 for Portland in November 2019. 6,933 jobs have been lost in Portland since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 179,454, Portland has added 21,166 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Portland, Maine Employment History