Ohio Job Growth
There were 5,647,200 jobs in Ohio in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,504,797 employed persons for the month. Ohio added 10,900 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 4,936 (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 in October 2018 for Ohio is at a new high of 5,647,200.
CPS employment in Ohio reached a maximum of 5,670,006 in February 2007. 165,209 jobs have been lost in Ohio since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 5,219,676, Ohio has added 285,121 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ohio Employment History