Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,758,300 jobs in Massachusetts in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,608,976 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 16,300 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 4,655 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Massachusetts job growth compared to other states.
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Massachusetts Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Massachusetts 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 in Massachusetts
CES employment in March 2023 for Massachusetts is at a new high of 3,758,300.
CPS employment in Massachusetts reached a maximum of 3,731,035 in July 2019. 122,059 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,889,467, Massachusetts has added 719,509 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History