Connecticut Job Growth
There were 1,691,800 jobs in Connecticut in May 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,806,610 employed persons for the month. Connecticut added 6,400 jobs in May 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 5,981 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Connecticut job growth compared to other states.
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Connecticut Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Connecticut 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 Connecticut
CES employment peaked in March 2008 for Connecticut at 1,713,000. Since then 21,200 jobs have been lost in Connecticut according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,594,000 in February 2010, Connecticut has gained 97,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Connecticut for May 2015 is at a new high of 1,806,610.
Employment: CES, CPS
Connecticut Employment History