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Colorado Springs, Colorado Job Growth

There were 284,600 jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado in January 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 318,170 employed persons for the month. Colorado Springs added 1,400 jobs in January 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,411 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Colorado Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 284,600 +1,400 +8,600
CPS 318,170 +3,411 +9,648

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Colorado Springs 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 for Colorado Springs, Colorado

CES employment for Colorado Springs in January 2017 is at a new high of 284,600.

CPS employment in January 2017 for Colorado Springs is at a new high of 318,170.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2017

Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2017 284,600 1,400 318,170 3,411
December 2016 283,200 900 314,759 443
November 2016 282,300 100 314,316 1,715
October 2016 282,200 1,300 312,601 1,169
September 2016 280,900 1,400 311,432 2,076
August 2016 279,500 0 309,356 -701
July 2016 279,500 900 310,057 -722
June 2016 278,600 1,200 310,779 -936
May 2016 277,400 -900 311,715 -328
April 2016 278,300 600 312,043 -740
March 2016 277,700 900 312,783 1,740
February 2016 276,800 800 311,043 2,521