Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth
There were 117,000 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 118,824 employed persons for the month. Manchester added 300 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 75 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 117,700. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,700 in April 2020, Manchester has gained 19,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 121,392 for Manchester in November 2019. 2,568 jobs have been lost in Manchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 100,500, Manchester has added 18,324 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History