Portland-South Portland, Maine Job Growth
There were 210,700 jobs in Portland, Maine in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 205,972 employed persons for the month. Portland lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 16 (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 peaked in September 2018 at 210,800. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Portland according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 206,880 for Portland in August 2018. 908 jobs have been lost in Portland since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 205,956, Portland has added 16 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Portland, Maine Employment History