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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 104,800 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 129,652 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown added 100 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 123 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 104,800 +100 +2,600
CPS 129,652 +123 +2,395

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 1,800 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 90,100 in April 2020, Hagerstown has gained 14,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,085 for Hagerstown in November 2019. 1,433 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 113,789, Hagerstown has added 15,863 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 104,800 100 129,652 123
August 2022 104,700 100 129,529 293
July 2022 104,600 500 129,236 221
June 2022 104,100 0 129,015 132
May 2022 104,100 -200 128,883 95
April 2022 104,300 -400 128,788 110
March 2022 104,700 100 128,678 330
February 2022 104,600 1,100 128,348 304
January 2022 103,500 300 128,044 329
December 2021 103,200 700 127,715 -7
November 2021 102,500 600 127,722 108
October 2021 101,900 -300 127,614 357