Portland-South Portland, Maine Job Growth
There were 212,500 jobs in Portland, Maine in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 204,301 employed persons for the month. Portland added 800 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 293 (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 February 2019 is at a new high of 212,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 206,880 for Portland in August 2018. 2,579 jobs have been lost in Portland since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 204,008, Portland has added 293 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Portland, Maine Employment History