Department of Numbers

Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 112,300 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,385 employed persons for the month. Manchester added 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 318 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,300 +100 0
CPS 114,385 +318 +365

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 June 2017 at 112,900. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 111,900 in December 2017, Manchester has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Manchester is at a new high of 114,385.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 112,300 100 114,385 318
March 2018 112,200 200 114,067 398
February 2018 112,000 -200 113,669 877
January 2018 112,200 300 112,792 -285
December 2017 111,900 -500 113,077 -316
November 2017 112,400 0 113,393 -133
October 2017 112,400 -300 113,526 -71
September 2017 112,700 -100 113,597 -214
August 2017 112,800 100 113,811 -228
July 2017 112,700 -200 114,039 -70
June 2017 112,900 600 114,109 56
May 2017 112,300 0 114,053 33