Virginia Job Growth
There were 3,797,300 jobs in Virginia in December 2014 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,046,452 employed persons for the month. Virginia added 6,000 jobs in December 2014 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,459 (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 December 2014 for Virginia is at a new high of 3,797,300.
CPS employment in Virginia reached a maximum of 4,113,697 in May 2014. 67,245 jobs have been lost in Virginia since then according to the household survey. From a September 2014 low of 4,030,670, Virginia has added 15,782 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Employment History