Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland Job Growth
There were 1,428,500 jobs in Baltimore, Maryland in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,447,880 employed persons for the month. Baltimore added 500 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,012 (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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 1,428,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,451,489 for Baltimore in June 2018. 3,609 jobs have been lost in Baltimore since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 1,440,709, Baltimore has added 7,171 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baltimore, Maryland Employment History