Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 682,800 jobs in New Hampshire in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 727,999 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire added 2,800 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 793 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 682,800 +2,800 +9,400
CPS 727,999 +793 +2,415

New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire

CES employment in February 2018 for New Hampshire is at a new high of 682,800.

CPS employment in New Hampshire for February 2018 is at a new high of 727,999.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 682,800 2,800 727,999 793
January 2018 680,000 2,100 727,206 -39
December 2017 677,900 -2,000 727,245 -41
November 2017 679,900 400 727,286 -109
October 2017 679,500 5,000 727,395 4
September 2017 674,500 -2,900 727,391 130
August 2017 677,400 2,600 727,261 179
July 2017 674,800 -500 727,082 376
June 2017 675,300 2,300 726,706 344
May 2017 673,000 -600 726,362 287
April 2017 673,600 -500 726,075 279
March 2017 674,100 700 725,796 212