Massachusetts Job Growth
There were 3,678,900 jobs in Massachusetts in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,723,206 employed persons for the month. Massachusetts lost 3,500 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,085 (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 June 2019 for Massachusetts at 3,682,400. Since then 3,500 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Massachusetts reached a maximum of 3,729,697 in March 2019. 6,491 jobs have been lost in Massachusetts since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Massachusetts Employment History