Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 6,122,500 jobs in Pennsylvania in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 6,251,113 employed persons for the month. Pennsylvania added 7,900 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 9,266 (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 in May 2023 for Pennsylvania is at a new high of 6,122,500.
CPS employment in Pennsylvania reached a maximum of 6,301,612 in November 2019. 50,499 jobs have been lost in Pennsylvania since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 5,339,307, Pennsylvania has added 911,806 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Pennsylvania Employment History