New Jersey Job Growth
There were 4,213,300 jobs in New Jersey in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,308,750 employed persons for the month. New Jersey added 17,400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,150 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Jersey job growth compared to other states.
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New Jersey Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for New Jersey 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 in New Jersey
CES employment in October 2018 for New Jersey is at a new high of 4,213,300.
CPS employment in New Jersey reached a maximum of 4,318,174 in March 2017. 9,424 jobs have been lost in New Jersey since then according to the household survey. From a May 2018 low of 4,282,401, New Jersey has added 26,349 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Jersey Employment History