Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,593,300 jobs in Colorado in May 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,800,678 employed persons for the month. Colorado added 300 jobs in May 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 950 (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 March 2016 for Colorado at 2,595,800. Since then 2,500 jobs have been lost in Colorado according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,593,000 in April 2016, Colorado has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Colorado for May 2016 is at a new high of 2,800,678.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History