Portland-South Portland, Maine Job Growth
There were 211,700 jobs in Portland, Maine in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 202,630 employed persons for the month. Portland added 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 67 (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 February 2019 at 212,500. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Portland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 211,100 in May 2019, Portland has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 203,420 for Portland in June 2018. 790 jobs have been lost in Portland since then according to the household survey. From a June 2019 low of 202,563, Portland has added 67 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Portland, Maine Employment History