Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 5,637,600 jobs in Pennsylvania in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,914,965 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania added 21,000 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 15,232 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Pennsylvania job growth compared to other states.
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Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Pennsylvania 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 in Pennsylvania
CES employment peaked in February 2020 for Pennsylvania at 6,109,600. Since then 472,000 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,993,100 in April 2020, Pennsylvania has gained 644,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,249,391 in February 2020. 334,426 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 5,410,390, Pennsylvania has added 504,575 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History