Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,447,400 jobs in Colorado in August 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,659,753 employed persons for the month. Colorado lost 700 jobs in August 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 2,166 (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 July 2014 for Colorado at 2,448,100. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Colorado according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Colorado for August 2014 is at a new high of 2,659,753.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History