Department of Numbers

Idaho Job Growth

There were 721,400 jobs in Idaho in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 811,704 employed persons for the month. Idaho added 900 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 6,658 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 721,400 +900 +16,200
CPS 811,704 +6,658 +21,295

Idaho Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Idaho 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 Idaho

CES employment in November 2017 for Idaho is at a new high of 721,400.

CPS employment in Idaho for November 2017 is at a new high of 811,704.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 721,400 900 811,704 6,658
October 2017 720,500 4,700 805,046 4,368
September 2017 715,800 1,400 800,678 4,203
August 2017 714,400 2,700 796,475 3,024
July 2017 711,700 2,900 793,451 149
June 2017 708,800 0 793,302 -688
May 2017 708,800 -1,200 793,990 -1,299
April 2017 710,000 1,300 795,289 -898
March 2017 708,700 -2,600 796,187 -66
February 2017 711,300 -1,600 796,253 2,023
January 2017 712,900 5,000 794,230 2,737
December 2016 707,900 2,700 791,493 1,084