Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,533,100 jobs in Colorado in October 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,701,804 employed persons for the month. Colorado added 13,000 jobs in October 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,279 (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 October 2015 for Colorado is at a new high of 2,533,100.
CPS employment in Colorado reached a maximum of 2,714,793 in March 2015. 12,989 jobs have been lost in Colorado since then according to the household survey. From a August 2015 low of 2,688,346, Colorado has added 13,458 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History