Department of Numbers

Vermont Job Growth

There were 315,900 jobs in Vermont in June 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 335,403 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 1,400 jobs in June 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 261 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Vermont job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey June 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 315,900 -1,400 +3,900
CPS 335,403 +261 +3,494

Vermont Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Vermont 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 Vermont

CES employment peaked in May 2016 for Vermont at 317,300. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,127 in April 2006. 8,724 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a November 2015 low of 331,032, Vermont has added 4,371 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through June 2016

Vermont Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
June 2016 315,900 -1,400 335,403 261
May 2016 317,300 100 335,142 777
April 2016 317,200 700 334,365 1,261
March 2016 316,500 600 333,104 903
February 2016 315,900 -400 332,201 764
January 2016 316,300 2,800 331,437 368
December 2015 313,500 -1,100 331,069 37
November 2015 314,600 1,000 331,032 -7
October 2015 313,600 2,100 331,039 -66
September 2015 311,500 -200 331,105 -158
August 2015 311,700 -800 331,263 -272
July 2015 312,500 500 331,535 -374