Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 5,979,500 jobs in Pennsylvania in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,170,554 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania added 31,000 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 11,597 (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 6,095,700. Since then 116,200 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,961,100 in April 2020, Pennsylvania has gained 1,018,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,272,213 in October 2019. 101,659 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 5,297,876, Pennsylvania has added 872,678 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History