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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Maryland Job Growth

There were 106,200 jobs in Hagerstown, Maryland in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 127,216 employed persons for the month. Hagerstown lost 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 103 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hagerstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 106,200 -300 +1,100
CPS 127,216 -103 +1,082

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 January 2019 at 106,500. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 127,866 for Hagerstown in December 2018. 650 jobs have been lost in Hagerstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Hagerstown, Maryland Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 106,200 -300 127,216 -103
January 2019 106,500 100 127,319 -547
December 2018 106,400 200 127,866 333
November 2018 106,200 400 127,533 388
October 2018 105,800 600 127,145 810
September 2018 105,200 200 126,335 65
August 2018 105,000 -600 126,270 90
July 2018 105,600 300 126,180 556
June 2018 105,300 -100 125,624 301
May 2018 105,400 100 125,323 -59
April 2018 105,300 -300 125,382 -105
March 2018 105,600 500 125,487 -647