Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 694,800 jobs in New Hampshire in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 742,740 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire added 3,900 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,192 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 694,800 +3,900 +15,300
CPS 742,740 +1,192 +15,345

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 October 2018 for New Hampshire is at a new high of 694,800.

CPS employment in New Hampshire for October 2018 is at a new high of 742,740.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 694,800 3,900 742,740 1,192
September 2018 690,900 1,400 741,548 1,502
August 2018 689,500 1,300 740,046 1,934
July 2018 688,200 200 738,112 2,297
June 2018 688,000 2,100 735,815 2,627
May 2018 685,900 2,300 733,188 2,085
April 2018 683,600 1,800 731,103 1,674
March 2018 681,800 -1,700 729,429 1,347
February 2018 683,500 3,500 728,082 876
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