Erie, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 118,200 jobs in Erie, Pennsylvania in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,892 employed persons for the month. Erie lost 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 113 (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 18,900 jobs have been lost in Erie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 102,300 in April 2020, Erie has gained 15,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 134,963 for Erie in July 2000. 20,071 jobs have been lost in Erie since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 104,890, Erie has added 10,002 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Erie, Pennsylvania Employment History