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Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 108,800 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,420 employed persons for the month. Manchester added 200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 173 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 108,800 +200 +3,200
CPS 114,420 -173 +3,212

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 March 2019 at 117,400. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 96,600 in April 2020, Manchester has gained 12,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,371 for Manchester in November 2019. 5,951 jobs have been lost in Manchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 98,430, Manchester has added 15,990 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 108,800 200 114,420 -173
June 2021 108,600 600 114,593 -446
May 2021 108,000 -100 115,039 -656
April 2021 108,100 -700 115,695 -524
March 2021 108,800 -300 116,219 -378
February 2021 109,100 200 116,597 -60
January 2021 108,900 1,400 116,657 194
December 2020 107,500 -600 116,463 552
November 2020 108,100 100 115,911 689
October 2020 108,000 -400 115,222 848
September 2020 108,400 400 114,374 1,250
August 2020 108,000 2,400 113,124 1,916