US Employment and Jobs
There were 142,371,000 jobs in the US in September 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 148,800,000 employed persons for the month. The US added 142,000 jobs in September 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 236,000. (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.)
|Employment Survey||September 2015||Month/Month||Year/Year|
The charts below show the monthly change in the US 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 US Employment
CES employment in September 2015 is at a new high of 142,371,000.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 149,036,000 in August 2015. 236,000 have been lost since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
US Employment History