Reading, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 181,400 jobs in Reading, Pennsylvania in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 204,878 employed persons for the month. Reading added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 561 (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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 181,400.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Reading is at a new high of 204,878.
Employment: CES, CPS
Reading, Pennsylvania Employment History