Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,728,100 jobs in Massachusetts in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,607,232 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts added 17,300 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 7,270 (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 February 2020 for Massachusetts at 3,740,100. Since then 12,000 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,051,000 in April 2020, Massachusetts has gained 677,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Massachusetts reached a maximum of 3,721,038 in June 2019. 113,806 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 2,880,659, Massachusetts has added 726,573 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History