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Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 116,100 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,283 employed persons for the month. Manchester added 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 207 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 116,100 +100 +700
CPS 119,283 +207 +1,405

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Manchester 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 for Manchester, New Hampshire

CES employment for Manchester peaked in August 2019 at 116,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 116,000 in September 2019, Manchester has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Manchester is at a new high of 119,283.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 116,100 100 119,283 207
September 2019 116,000 -400 119,076 110
August 2019 116,400 400 118,966 161
July 2019 116,000 500 118,805 107
June 2019 115,500 400 118,698 119
May 2019 115,100 0 118,579 85
April 2019 115,100 -500 118,494 130
March 2019 115,600 200 118,364 187
February 2019 115,400 -200 118,177 212
January 2019 115,600 500 117,965 135
December 2018 115,100 0 117,830 -26
November 2018 115,100 -300 117,856 -22