Columbus, Ohio Job Growth
There were 1,105,500 jobs in Columbus, Ohio in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,035,933 employed persons for the month. Columbus added 5,500 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,412 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Columbus 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.
Columbus, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Columbus 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 Columbus, Ohio
CES employment for Columbus in October 2018 is at a new high of 1,105,500.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,054,822 for Columbus in March 2018. 18,889 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 1,031,363, Columbus has added 4,570 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Ohio Employment History