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Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 112,000 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 118,211 employed persons for the month. Manchester lost 100 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 759 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,000 -100 +1,400
CPS 118,211 +759 +3,413

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 117,600. Since then 5,600 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,000 in April 2020, Manchester has gained 15,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,615 for Manchester in November 2019. 2,404 jobs have been lost in Manchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 99,491, Manchester has added 18,720 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 112,000 -100 118,211 759
June 2022 112,100 -600 117,452 711
May 2022 112,700 0 116,741 400
April 2022 112,700 600 116,341 250
March 2022 112,100 800 116,091 363
February 2022 111,300 700 115,728 293
January 2022 110,600 -200 115,435 147
December 2021 110,800 -200 115,288 -2
November 2021 111,000 200 115,290 29
October 2021 110,800 500 115,261 120
September 2021 110,300 -300 115,141 166
August 2021 110,600 0 114,975 177