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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 109,300 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,345 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown added 1,300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,010 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 109,300 +1,300 +3,200
CPS 127,345 +1,010 +1,833

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 109,300.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Hagerstown is at a new high of 127,345.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 109,300 1,300 127,345 1,010
September 2018 108,000 1,100 126,335 65
August 2018 106,900 400 126,270 90
July 2018 106,500 600 126,180 556
June 2018 105,900 300 125,624 301
May 2018 105,600 400 125,323 -59
April 2018 105,200 -400 125,382 -105
March 2018 105,600 -300 125,487 -647
February 2018 105,900 400 126,134 440
January 2018 105,500 -1,000 125,694 21
December 2017 106,500 100 125,673 75
November 2017 106,400 300 125,598 86