Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 679,900 jobs in New Hampshire in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 740,027 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire added 3,200 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,840 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 679,900 +3,200 +25,100
CPS 740,027 +3,840 +13,801

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 9,500 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 108,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 758,939 in November 2019. 18,912 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 116,722 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 679,900 3,200 740,027 3,840
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
July 2021 669,200 7,900 729,282 28
June 2021 661,300 900 729,254 319
May 2021 660,400 2,900 728,935 1,109
April 2021 657,500 2,700 727,826 1,600