Ohio Job Growth
There were 5,247,100 jobs in Ohio in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,347,924 employed persons for the month. Ohio added 29,400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 132,276 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Ohio job growth compared to other states.
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Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Ohio 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 Ohio
CES employment peaked in May 2000 for Ohio at 5,635,700. Since then 388,600 jobs have been lost in Ohio according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,704,000 in April 2020, Ohio has gained 543,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Ohio reached a maximum of 5,670,006 in February 2007. 322,082 jobs have been lost in Ohio since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 4,672,850, Ohio has added 675,074 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ohio Employment History