State College, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 78,800 jobs in State College, Pennsylvania in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,793 employed persons for the month. State College added 400 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 319 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare State College 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.
State College, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for State College 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 State College, Pennsylvania
CES employment for State College peaked in January 2018 at 79,600. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in State College according to the employer survey. From a trough of 74,700 in May 2018, State College has gained 4,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,480 for State College in February 2016. 1,687 jobs have been lost in State College since then according to the household survey. From a May 2018 low of 73,693, State College has added 2,100 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
State College, Pennsylvania Employment History