Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth
There were 99,200 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 123,168 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown added 200 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 158 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown 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.
Hagerstown, Maryland Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown, Maryland
CES employment for Hagerstown peaked in December 2018 at 106,500. Since then 7,300 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 90,600 in April 2020, Hagerstown has gained 8,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,947 for Hagerstown in December 2019. 6,779 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 113,233, Hagerstown has added 9,935 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History