Cleveland-Elyria, Ohio Job Growth
There were 1,084,800 jobs in Cleveland, Ohio in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 986,414 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 3,000 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 939 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland 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.
Cleveland, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cleveland 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 Cleveland, Ohio
CES employment for Cleveland peaked in May 2000 at 1,138,200. Since then 53,400 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 985,900 in October 2009, Cleveland has gained 98,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,068,766 for Cleveland in February 2001. 82,352 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 959,822, Cleveland has added 26,592 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cleveland, Ohio Employment History