New Jersey Job Growth
There were 4,179,200 jobs in New Jersey in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,282,332 employed persons for the month. New Jersey added 4,099 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,519 (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 peaked in March 2018 for New Jersey at 4,181,500. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in New Jersey according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,175,100 in April 2018, New Jersey has gained 4,099 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in New Jersey reached a maximum of 4,318,174 in March 2017. 35,842 jobs have been lost in New Jersey since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Jersey Employment History