Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland Job Growth
There were 1,232,400 jobs in Baltimore, Maryland in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,253,008 employed persons for the month. Baltimore lost 187,400 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 218,661 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Baltimore job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 February 2020 at 1,444,200. Since then 211,800 jobs have been lost in Baltimore according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,480,299 for Baltimore in February 2020. 227,291 jobs have been lost in Baltimore since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baltimore, Maryland Employment History