Minnesota Job Growth
There were 2,899,700 jobs in Minnesota in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 2,867,564 employed persons for the month. Minnesota added 5,000 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 664 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Minnesota job growth compared to other states.
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Minnesota Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Minnesota 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 Minnesota
CES employment peaked in September 2016 for Minnesota at 2,905,600. Since then 5,900 jobs have been lost in Minnesota according to the employer survey. From a trough of 2,894,700 in October 2016, Minnesota has gained 5,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Minnesota reached a maximum of 2,953,697 in April 2016. 86,133 jobs have been lost in Minnesota since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Minnesota Employment History