Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,514,500 jobs in Colorado in May 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,706,345 employed persons for the month. Colorado added 4,900 jobs in May 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,246 (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 May 2015 for Colorado is at a new high of 2,514,500.
CPS employment in Colorado reached a maximum of 2,714,793 in March 2015. 8,448 jobs have been lost in Colorado since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History