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Employment Data

Information on employers and employment statistics in the region.

Philadelphia Nonfarm Payroll

Pre-pandemic, Philadelphia had over 753,500 jobs. This has declined a rebounded to over 674,700 jobs as of May 2021.

Philadelphia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate, July 2019 - June 2020
Weekly Unemployment Compensation (UC) Claims by Philadelphians, January 2020 - August 2020

#88 on Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers 2019

#134 In Cost of Doing Business; #108 In Job Growth; #100 In Education

June 2021 State Employment Growth

Year over Year Employment Growth Chart: 2008-2021 (June)

June 2021 State Unemployment Rates

Unemployment Rates: 2008-2021 (June)