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Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 358,100 jobs in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 297,526 employed persons for the month. Harrisburg added 1,800 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 382 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Harrisburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 358,100 +1,800 +18,600
CPS 297,526 +382 +13,522

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

CES employment for Harrisburg in July 2022 is at a new high of 358,100.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Harrisburg is at a new high of 297,526.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 358,100 1,800 297,526 382
June 2022 356,300 1,400 297,144 662
May 2022 354,900 1,000 296,482 1,752
April 2022 353,900 1,200 294,730 1,662
March 2022 352,700 200 293,068 2,285
February 2022 352,500 4,800 290,783 2,069
January 2022 347,700 2,300 288,714 1,237
December 2021 345,400 -500 287,477 -90
November 2021 345,900 1,900 287,567 193
October 2021 344,000 3,500 287,374 1,011
September 2021 340,500 -300 286,363 1,298
August 2021 340,800 1,300 285,065 1,061