Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,617,800 jobs in Colorado in August 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,781,746 employed persons for the month. Colorado added 4,100 jobs in August 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,667 (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 in August 2016 for Colorado is at a new high of 2,617,800.
CPS employment in Colorado reached a maximum of 2,800,711 in May 2016. 18,965 jobs have been lost in Colorado since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History