Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,683,500 jobs in Massachusetts in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,698,804 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 4,400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 12,551 (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 peaked in August 2018 for Massachusetts at 3,683,600. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,679,100 in September 2018, Massachusetts has gained 4,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Massachusetts for October 2018 is at a new high of 3,698,804.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History