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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 106,800 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,880 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown added 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 410 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,800 +300 +1,200
CPS 127,880 +410 +2,157

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 March 2019 at 106,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 106,400 in May 2019, Hagerstown has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Hagerstown is at a new high of 127,880.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 106,800 300 127,880 410
June 2019 106,500 100 127,470 310
May 2019 106,400 -300 127,160 235
April 2019 106,700 -200 126,925 242
March 2019 106,900 700 126,683 229
February 2019 106,200 -300 126,454 212
January 2019 106,500 100 126,242 153
December 2018 106,400 200 126,089 -1
November 2018 106,200 400 126,090 37
October 2018 105,800 600 126,053 117
September 2018 105,200 200 125,936 127
August 2018 105,000 -600 125,809 86