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Colorado Springs, Colorado Job Growth

There were 284,900 jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 328,874 employed persons for the month. Colorado Springs lost 700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 614 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Colorado Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 284,900 -700 +2,600
CPS 328,874 +614 +11,293

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 peaked in October 2017 at 285,600. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Colorado Springs according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 328,988 for Colorado Springs in September 2017. 114 jobs have been lost in Colorado Springs since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 328,260, Colorado Springs has added 614 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Colorado Springs, Colorado Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 284,900 -700 328,874 614
October 2017 285,600 700 328,260 -728
September 2017 284,900 500 328,988 1,327
August 2017 284,400 100 327,661 350
July 2017 284,300 400 327,311 1,440
June 2017 283,900 800 325,871 1,306
May 2017 283,100 -300 324,565 -14
April 2017 283,400 300 324,579 907
March 2017 283,100 -600 323,672 2,840
February 2017 283,700 -300 320,832 2,106
January 2017 284,000 800 318,726 722
December 2016 283,200 900 318,004 423