Ohio Job Growth
There were 5,467,700 jobs in Ohio in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,526,597 employed persons for the month. Ohio added 18,300 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 18,776 (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 168,000 jobs have been lost in Ohio according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,732,200 in April 2020, Ohio has gained 735,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Ohio reached a maximum of 5,689,064 in February 2007. 162,467 jobs have been lost in Ohio since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 4,626,775, Ohio has added 899,822 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ohio Employment History