Portland-South Portland, Maine Job Growth
There were 209,000 jobs in Portland, Maine in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 204,828 employed persons for the month. Portland added 400 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 378 (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 2018 at 209,000. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Portland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 208,600 in March 2018, Portland has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in April 2018 for Portland is at a new high of 204,828.
Employment: CES, CPS
Portland, Maine Employment History