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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 90,500 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 110,209 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown lost 14,800 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 20,394 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 90,500 -14,800 -15,200
CPS 110,209 -20,394 -18,015

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 November 2019 at 107,300. Since then 16,800 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 130,603 for Hagerstown in March 2020. 20,394 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 90,500 -14,800 110,209 -20,394
March 2020 105,300 -400 130,603 115
February 2020 105,700 -700 130,488 252
January 2020 106,400 -800 130,236 -194
December 2019 107,200 -100 130,430 219
November 2019 107,300 700 130,211 269
October 2019 106,600 600 129,942 299
September 2019 106,000 300 129,643 309
August 2019 105,700 100 129,334 300
July 2019 105,600 100 129,034 289
June 2019 105,500 100 128,745 276
May 2019 105,400 -300 128,469 245