Erie, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 128,500 jobs in Erie, Pennsylvania in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 124,402 employed persons for the month. Erie added 800 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 249 (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 8,600 jobs have been lost in Erie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 125,100 in January 2010, Erie has gained 3,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 134,963 for Erie in July 2000. 10,561 jobs have been lost in Erie since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 121,517, Erie has added 2,885 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Erie, Pennsylvania Employment History