Erie, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 118,600 jobs in Erie, Pennsylvania in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,923 employed persons for the month. Erie added 500 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 43 (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 18,500 jobs have been lost in Erie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 102,300 in April 2020, Erie has gained 16,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 134,716 for Erie in January 2001. 19,793 jobs have been lost in Erie since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 102,318, Erie has added 12,605 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Erie, Pennsylvania Employment History