Maryland Job Growth
There were 2,613,100 jobs in Maryland in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,909,635 employed persons for the month. Maryland lost 700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,115 (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 2020 for Maryland at 2,779,700. Since then 166,600 jobs have been lost in Maryland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,379,000 in April 2020, Maryland has gained 234,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Maryland reached a maximum of 3,187,889 in December 2019. 278,254 jobs have been lost in Maryland since then according to the household survey. From a September 2020 low of 2,800,001, Maryland has added 109,634 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Maryland Employment History