Idaho Job Growth
There were 709,100 jobs in Idaho in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 796,213 employed persons for the month. Idaho lost 2,200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 40 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Idaho job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in January 2017 for Idaho at 712,900. Since then 3,800 jobs have been lost in Idaho according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Idaho reached a maximum of 796,253 in February 2017. 40 jobs have been lost in Idaho since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Idaho Employment History