Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland Job Growth
There were 1,357,400 jobs in Baltimore, Maryland in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,394,225 employed persons for the month. Baltimore added 2,900 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 16,961 (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 January 2020 at 1,434,600. Since then 77,200 jobs have been lost in Baltimore according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,231,400 in April 2020, Baltimore has gained 126,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,495,458 for Baltimore in February 2020. 101,233 jobs have been lost in Baltimore since then according to the household survey. From a September 2020 low of 1,307,478, Baltimore has added 86,747 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Baltimore, Maryland Employment History