Department of Numbers

Vermont Job Growth

There were 310,200 jobs in Vermont in December 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 337,287 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 1,400 jobs in December 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 737 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Vermont job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 310,200 -1,400 +3,900
CPS 337,287 +737 +1,901

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 November 2014 for Vermont at 311,600. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,558 in November 2006. 7,271 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 333,224, Vermont has added 4,063 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2014

Vermont Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2014 310,200 -1,400 337,287 737
November 2014 311,600 3,500 336,550 1,079
October 2014 308,100 900 335,471 581
September 2014 307,200 400 334,890 -910
August 2014 306,800 0 335,800 -2,162
July 2014 306,800 300 337,962 -978
June 2014 306,500 -1,200 338,940 -705
May 2014 307,700 500 339,645 125
April 2014 307,200 -1,600 339,520 526
March 2014 308,800 700 338,994 1,047
February 2014 308,100 -1,200 337,947 1,308
January 2014 309,300 3,000 336,639 1,253