Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 6,038,800 jobs in Pennsylvania in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,220,218 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania added 1,500 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 2,513 (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 April 2019 for Pennsylvania at 6,051,300. Since then 12,500 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania according to the employer survey. From a trough of 6,037,300 in June 2019, Pennsylvania has gained 1,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,222,731 in June 2019. 2,513 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History