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Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 108,000 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,635 employed persons for the month. Manchester added 700 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,863 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 108,000 +700 -9,600
CPS 115,635 +3,863 -5,168

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 December 2019 at 118,500. Since then 10,500 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 100,800 in April 2020, Manchester has gained 7,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 121,101 for Manchester in February 2020. 5,466 jobs have been lost in Manchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 96,347, Manchester has added 19,288 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 108,000 700 115,635 3,863
October 2020 107,300 -200 111,772 115
September 2020 107,500 200 111,657 -689
August 2020 107,300 1,000 112,346 2,638
July 2020 106,300 2,300 109,708 2,577
June 2020 104,000 1,000 107,131 6,808
May 2020 103,000 2,200 100,323 3,976
April 2020 100,800 -15,500 96,347 -22,178
March 2020 116,300 -1,600 118,525 -2,576
February 2020 117,900 1,300 121,101 223
January 2020 116,600 -1,900 120,878 -67
December 2019 118,500 900 120,945 142