Connecticut Job Growth
There were 1,698,900 jobs in Connecticut in August 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,802,985 employed persons for the month. Connecticut added 3,200 jobs in August 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 4,116 (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 14,100 jobs have been lost in Connecticut according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,594,000 in February 2010, Connecticut has gained 104,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Connecticut reached a maximum of 1,809,191 in June 2015. 6,206 jobs have been lost in Connecticut since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Connecticut Employment History