Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro +3,200
  • Month Over Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 8,667
  • Year Over Year: +1.9%
State +6,500
  • Month Over Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 8,400
  • Year Over Year: +1.1%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 2.9%
  • Month Over Month: -0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.13%
  • Year Over Year: -0.6%
State 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.27%
  • Year Over Year: -0.3%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -100
  • From Last Month: -0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 57
  • From Last Year: -0.5%
Telecommunications 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 5
  • From Last Year: -12.3%
Accommodation & Food Services +1,300
  • From Last Month: +1.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 117
  • From Last Year: +3.7%
Manufacturing +300
  • From Last Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 57
  • From Last Year: -0.9%
Retail Trade +900
  • From Last Month: +0.7%
  • 3 Month Average: 136
  • From Last Year: -0.8%
Transportation & Warehousing +1,700
  • From Last Month: +3.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 58
  • From Last Year: +4.6%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3
  • From Last Year: -3.3%
Chemical Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +1.9%
  • 3 Month Average: 5
  • From Last Year: -1.8%
Goods Producing +100
  • From Last Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 142
  • From Last Year: +1.9%
Hospitals 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 75
  • From Last Year: +2.0%
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +0.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 12
  • From Last Year: 0.0%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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