Columbus, Ohio Job Growth
There were 1,128,300 jobs in Columbus, Ohio in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,084,905 employed persons for the month. Columbus added 3,200 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,529 (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 September 2022 is at a new high of 1,128,300.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,095,549 for Columbus in May 2022. 10,644 jobs have been lost in Columbus since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Columbus, Ohio Employment History