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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 50,900 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,646 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 209 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,900 +200 +900
CPS 60,646 +209 -16

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Springfield, Ohio Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Springfield 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 Springfield, Ohio

CES employment for Springfield peaked in June 2000 at 58,000. Since then 7,100 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,800 in January 2010, Springfield has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,695 for Springfield in May 2001. 9,049 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 59,803, Springfield has added 843 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 50,900 200 60,646 209
September 2018 50,700 100 60,437 277
August 2018 50,600 300 60,160 -416
July 2018 50,300 0 60,576 -206
June 2018 50,300 0 60,782 -468
May 2018 50,300 100 61,250 -153
April 2018 50,200 0 61,403 -238
March 2018 50,200 100 61,641 413
February 2018 50,100 0 61,228 655
January 2018 50,100 100 60,573 -97
December 2017 50,000 100 60,670 32
November 2017 49,900 -100 60,638 -24