Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth
There were 1,071,000 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,027,137 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati lost 500 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 42,217 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Cincinnati, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cincinnati 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 for Cincinnati, Ohio
CES employment for Cincinnati peaked in January 2020 at 1,129,300. Since then 58,300 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati according to the employer survey. From a trough of 954,100 in April 2020, Cincinnati has gained 116,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,107,752 for Cincinnati in February 2020. 80,615 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 918,727, Cincinnati has added 108,410 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History