Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 2,990,300 jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,025,492 employed persons for the month. Philadelphia added 10,800 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 651 (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 in January 2020 is at a new high of 2,990,300.
CPS employment in January 2020 for Philadelphia is at a new high of 3,025,492.
Employment: CES, CPS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Employment History