Dayton, Ohio Job Growth
There were 391,800 jobs in Dayton, Ohio in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 375,593 employed persons for the month. Dayton lost 2,200 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4,402 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dayton 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.
Dayton, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dayton 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 Dayton, Ohio
CES employment for Dayton peaked in May 2000 at 427,100. Since then 35,300 jobs have been lost in Dayton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 358,600 in December 2009, Dayton has gained 33,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 396,743 for Dayton in December 2000. 21,150 jobs have been lost in Dayton since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 348,889, Dayton has added 26,704 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dayton, Ohio Employment History