Vermont Job Growth
There were 316,400 jobs in Vermont in December 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 335,906 employed persons for the month. Vermont lost 1,000 jobs in December 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 257 (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 September 2017 for Vermont at 317,600. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Vermont according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in Vermont reached a maximum of 344,127 in April 2006. 8,221 jobs have been lost in Vermont since then according to the household survey. From a October 2015 low of 332,516, Vermont has added 3,390 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Vermont Employment History