Virginia Job Growth
There were 3,950,500 jobs in Virginia in January 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,102,702 employed persons for the month. Virginia added 14,200 jobs in January 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 8,747 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Virginia job growth compared to other states.
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Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Virginia 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 Virginia
CES employment in January 2017 for Virginia is at a new high of 3,950,500.
CPS employment in Virginia for January 2017 is at a new high of 4,102,702.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Employment History