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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 104,300 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,775 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown lost 400 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 97 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,300 -400 +2,200
CPS 128,775 +97 +2,862

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 2018 at 106,600. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 90,100 in April 2020, Hagerstown has gained 14,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,085 for Hagerstown in November 2019. 2,310 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 113,789, Hagerstown has added 14,986 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 104,300 -400 128,775 97
March 2022 104,700 100 128,678 360
February 2022 104,600 1,100 128,318 289
January 2022 103,500 300 128,029 314
December 2021 103,200 700 127,715 -7
November 2021 102,500 600 127,722 108
October 2021 101,900 -300 127,614 357
September 2021 102,200 -200 127,257 407
August 2021 102,400 500 126,850 337
July 2021 101,900 -200 126,513 225
June 2021 102,100 100 126,288 141
May 2021 102,000 -100 126,147 234