Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 682,300 jobs in New Hampshire in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 751,686 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire added 1,000 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,596 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 682,300 +1,000 +13,100
CPS 751,686 +2,596 +22,404

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 peaked in February 2020 for New Hampshire at 689,400. Since then 7,100 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire according to the employer survey. From a trough of 571,800 in April 2020, New Hampshire has gained 110,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 758,939 in November 2019. 7,253 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 128,381 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 682,300 1,000 751,686 2,596
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
November 2021 671,800 1,800 731,855 821
October 2021 670,000 2,300 731,034 983
September 2021 667,700 -2,700 730,051 628
August 2021 670,400 1,200 729,423 141