Montana Job Growth
There were 466,400 jobs in Montana in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 503,661 employed persons for the month. Montana added 2,000 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,607 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Montana job growth compared to other states.
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Montana Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Montana 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 Montana
CES employment peaked in April 2016 for Montana at 466,400. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Montana according to the employer survey. From a trough of 460,000 in August 2016, Montana has gained 6,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Montana for November 2016 is at a new high of 503,661.
Employment: CES, CPS
Montana Employment History