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Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 112,500 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 116,330 employed persons for the month. Manchester added 400 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 239 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,500 +400 +3,600
CPS 116,330 +239 +1,953

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 5,100 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,000 in April 2020, Manchester has gained 15,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,615 for Manchester in November 2019. 4,285 jobs have been lost in Manchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 99,491, Manchester has added 16,839 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 112,500 400 116,330 239
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
July 2021 110,600 800 114,798 167
June 2021 109,800 700 114,631 130
May 2021 109,100 200 114,501 124