Department of Numbers

Maryland Job Growth

There were 2,790,700 jobs in Maryland in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,174,515 employed persons for the month. Maryland added 6,500 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 12,465 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Maryland job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 2,790,700 +6,500 +31,000
CPS 3,174,515 +12,465 +98,853

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 in December 2019 for Maryland is at a new high of 2,790,700.

CPS employment in Maryland for December 2019 is at a new high of 3,174,515.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 2,790,700 6,500 3,174,515 12,465
November 2019 2,784,200 12,300 3,162,050 12,972
October 2019 2,771,900 6,400 3,149,078 14,751
September 2019 2,765,500 7,700 3,134,327 11,020
August 2019 2,757,800 9,000 3,123,307 12,262
July 2019 2,748,800 -3,500 3,111,045 9,087
June 2019 2,752,300 -5,300 3,101,958 7,574
May 2019 2,757,600 -3,300 3,094,384 4,657
April 2019 2,760,900 0 3,089,727 2,994
March 2019 2,760,900 2,300 3,086,733 3,377
February 2019 2,758,600 -5,700 3,083,356 4,313
January 2019 2,764,300 4,600 3,079,043 3,381