Maryland Job Growth
There were 2,727,700 jobs in Maryland in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,090,104 employed persons for the month. Maryland lost 3,200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 826 (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 January 2018 for Maryland at 2,730,900. Since then 3,200 jobs have been lost in Maryland according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Maryland reached a maximum of 3,094,512 in August 2017. 4,408 jobs have been lost in Maryland since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 3,089,278, Maryland has added 826 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maryland Employment History