Erie, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 124,900 jobs in Erie, Pennsylvania in May 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 120,189 employed persons for the month. Erie lost 0 jobs in May 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 127 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Erie job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Erie, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Erie 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 Erie, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Erie peaked in June 2000 at 137,100. Since then 12,200 jobs have been lost in Erie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 102,400 in April 2020, Erie has gained 22,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 134,716 for Erie in January 2001. 14,527 jobs have been lost in Erie since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 103,692, Erie has added 16,497 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Erie, Pennsylvania Employment History