US Employment and Jobs
There were 148,230,000 jobs in the US in March 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 155,178,000 employed persons for the month. The US added 103,000 jobs in March 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 37,000. (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.)
|Employment Survey||March 2018||Month/Month||Year/Year|
The charts below show the monthly change in the US 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 US Employment
CES employment in March 2018 is at a new high of 148,230,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 155,215,000 in February 2018. 37,000 have been lost since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
US Employment History