Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 2,964,400 jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,000,627 employed persons for the month. Philadelphia added 400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,824 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Philadelphia 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.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Philadelphia peaked in April 2019 at 2,967,400. Since then 3,000 jobs have been lost in Philadelphia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,964,000 in June 2019, Philadelphia has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in July 2019 for Philadelphia is at a new high of 3,000,627.
Employment: CES, CPS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Employment History