Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,504,100 jobs in Colorado in March 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,714,728 employed persons for the month. Colorado lost 3,900 jobs in March 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,406 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Colorado job growth compared to other states.
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Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Colorado 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 in Colorado
CES employment peaked in February 2015 for Colorado at 2,508,000. Since then 3,900 jobs have been lost in Colorado according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Colorado for March 2015 is at a new high of 2,714,728.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History