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State College, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 82,000 jobs in State College, Pennsylvania in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 79,018 employed persons for the month. State College added 800 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,230 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare State College job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 82,000 +800 +2,800
CPS 79,018 +1,230 +3,057

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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 82,000.

CPS employment in February 2019 for State College is at a new high of 79,018.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

State College, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 82,000 800 79,018 1,230
January 2019 81,200 0 77,788 1,627
December 2018 81,200 300 76,161 100
November 2018 80,900 0 76,061 265
October 2018 80,900 500 75,796 322
September 2018 80,400 -300 75,474 -9
August 2018 80,700 1,700 75,483 300
July 2018 79,000 -200 75,183 448
June 2018 79,200 -1,300 74,735 1,042
May 2018 80,500 1,100 73,693 -1,672
April 2018 79,400 -300 75,365 -345
March 2018 79,700 500 75,710 -251