Maryland Job Growth
There were 2,729,300 jobs in Maryland in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,087,931 employed persons for the month. Maryland added 12,000 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,595 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maryland job growth compared to other states.
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Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Maryland 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 in Maryland
CES employment peaked in February 2020 for Maryland at 2,782,000. Since then 52,700 jobs have been lost in Maryland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,379,200 in April 2020, Maryland has gained 350,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maryland reached a maximum of 3,239,835 in December 2019. 151,904 jobs have been lost in Maryland since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,900,236, Maryland has added 187,695 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maryland Employment History