Department of Numbers

Vermont Job Growth

There were 307,600 jobs in Vermont in July 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 338,024 employed persons for the month. Vermont added 1,100 jobs in July 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 916 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Vermont job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey July 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 307,600 +1,100 +2,100
CPS 338,024 -916 +2,622

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 June 2007 for Vermont at 309,600. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey. From a trough of 294,900 in July 2009, Vermont has gained 12,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,558 in November 2006. 6,534 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a November 2009 low of 333,224, Vermont has added 4,800 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2014

Vermont Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2014 307,600 1,100 338,024 -916
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
December 2013 306,300 -1,300 335,386 242
November 2013 307,600 1,700 335,144 152
October 2013 305,900 600 334,992 78
September 2013 305,300 -100 334,914 -107
August 2013 305,400 -100 335,021 -381
July 2013 305,500 -1,000 335,402 -617