Maryland Job Growth
There were 2,615,100 jobs in Maryland in October 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,906,718 employed persons for the month. Maryland added 10,200 jobs in October 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 55,161 (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 2,797,100. Since then 182,000 jobs have been lost in Maryland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,408,800 in April 2020, Maryland has gained 206,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maryland reached a maximum of 3,175,393 in March 2020. 268,675 jobs have been lost in Maryland since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,796,592, Maryland has added 110,126 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maryland Employment History