Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 347,600 jobs in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 289,482 employed persons for the month. Harrisburg lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 448 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Harrisburg 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.
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 peaked in December 2018 at 348,300. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Harrisburg according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in February 2019 for Harrisburg is at a new high of 289,482.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Employment History