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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 47,900 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,689 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 300 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 222 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,900 -300 +100
CPS 59,689 -222 +163

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 10,100 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,700 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,517 for Springfield in March 2001. 9,828 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 50,843, Springfield has added 8,846 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 47,900 -300 59,689 -222
August 2022 48,200 -300 59,911 -257
July 2022 48,500 500 60,168 -95
June 2022 48,000 400 60,263 -195
May 2022 47,600 -100 60,458 68
April 2022 47,700 0 60,390 67
March 2022 47,700 -200 60,323 199
February 2022 47,900 -200 60,124 227
January 2022 48,100 300 59,897 249
December 2021 47,800 200 59,648 -19
November 2021 47,600 100 59,667 19
October 2021 47,500 -300 59,648 122