Vermont Job Growth
There were 312,900 jobs in Vermont in May 2015 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 336,048 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 2,100 jobs in May 2015 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 475 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Vermont job growth compared to other states.
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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 April 2015 for Vermont at 315,000. Since then 2,100 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,127 in April 2006. 8,079 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a November 2014 low of 334,310, Vermont has added 1,738 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Vermont Employment History