Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth
There were 98,100 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,232 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown lost 1,300 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 228 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 2018 at 106,500. Since then 8,400 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 90,600 in April 2020, Hagerstown has gained 7,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 130,603 for Hagerstown in March 2020. 9,371 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 112,835, Hagerstown has added 8,397 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History