New Jersey Job Growth
There were 4,353,000 jobs in New Jersey in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,635,785 employed persons for the month. New Jersey added 6,600 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 21,724 (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 2023 for New Jersey is at a new high of 4,353,000.
CPS employment in New Jersey reached a maximum of 4,685,770 in July 2023. 49,985 jobs have been lost in New Jersey since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Jersey Employment History