Billings, Montana Job Growth
There were 85,400 jobs in Billings, Montana in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 86,137 employed persons for the month. Billings lost 300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 80 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Billings job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Billings, Montana Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Billings 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 for Billings, Montana
CES employment for Billings peaked in April 2016 at 85,900. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Billings according to the employer survey. From a trough of 85,000 in August 2016, Billings has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 86,209 for Billings in December 2015. 72 jobs have been lost in Billings since then according to the household survey. From a August 2016 low of 85,014, Billings has added 1,123 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Billings, Montana Employment History