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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 105,700 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 126,420 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 33 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 105,700 +200 +300
CPS 126,420 -33 -912

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 2017 at 106,500. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 105,500 in January 2018, Hagerstown has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,643 for Hagerstown in June 2017. 1,223 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 105,700 200 126,420 -33
January 2018 105,500 -1,000 126,453 -741
December 2017 106,500 100 127,194 -42
November 2017 106,400 300 127,236 -9
October 2017 106,100 400 127,245 -103
September 2017 105,700 400 127,348 111
August 2017 105,300 -100 127,237 -168
July 2017 105,400 -300 127,405 -238
June 2017 105,700 500 127,643 327
May 2017 105,200 100 127,316 -165
April 2017 105,100 -200 127,481 536
March 2017 105,300 -100 126,945 -387