Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland Job Growth
There were 1,402,500 jobs in Baltimore, Maryland in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,439,351 employed persons for the month. Baltimore lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,620 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Baltimore job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||April 2022||Month/Month||Year/Year|
Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Baltimore, Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Baltimore 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 for Baltimore, Maryland
CES employment for Baltimore peaked in December 2019 at 1,435,200. Since then 32,700 jobs have been lost in Baltimore according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,234,700 in April 2020, Baltimore has gained 167,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,516,286 for Baltimore in November 2019. 76,935 jobs have been lost in Baltimore since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 1,340,414, Baltimore has added 98,937 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baltimore, Maryland Employment History