Erie, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 127,600 jobs in Erie, Pennsylvania in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 122,817 employed persons for the month. Erie lost 800 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 318 (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 9,500 jobs have been lost in Erie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 125,100 in January 2010, Erie has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 135,007 for Erie in June 2000. 12,190 jobs have been lost in Erie since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 121,524, Erie has added 1,293 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Erie, Pennsylvania Employment History