Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 689,700 jobs in New Hampshire in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 752,491 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire added 4,400 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,113 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 689,700 +4,400 +17,900
CPS 752,491 -1,113 +20,636

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 November 2022 for New Hampshire is at a new high of 689,700.

CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 758,939 in November 2019. 6,448 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 623,305, New Hampshire has added 129,186 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2022

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2022 689,700 4,400 752,491 -1,113
October 2022 685,300 -500 753,604 -550
September 2022 685,800 5,500 754,154 520
August 2022 680,300 -1,600 753,634 1,939
July 2022 681,900 600 751,695 2,605
June 2022 681,300 1,100 749,090 3,000
May 2022 680,200 -3,500 746,090 3,654
April 2022 683,700 3,700 742,436 2,408
March 2022 680,000 3,300 740,028 3,841
February 2022 676,700 5,100 736,187 2,809
January 2022 671,600 -800 733,378 1,040
December 2021 672,400 600 732,338 483