Reading, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 180,200 jobs in Reading, Pennsylvania in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 206,037 employed persons for the month. Reading added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 465 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Reading 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.
Reading, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Reading 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 Reading, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Reading peaked in December 2018 at 180,300. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Reading according to the employer survey. From a trough of 180,100 in January 2019, Reading has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2019 for Reading is at a new high of 206,037.
Employment: CES, CPS
Reading, Pennsylvania Employment History