Vermont Job Growth
There were 316,400 jobs in Vermont in May 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 335,034 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 800 jobs in May 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 669 (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 2016 for Vermont at 317,200. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,127 in April 2006. 9,093 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a November 2015 low of 331,032, Vermont has added 4,002 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Vermont Employment History