Virginia Job Growth
There were 3,765,900 jobs in Virginia in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,005,710 employed persons for the month. Virginia added 12,100 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 7,875 (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 peaked in April 2008 for Virginia at 3,784,900. Since then 19,000 jobs have been lost in Virginia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,594,600 in February 2010, Virginia has gained 171,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Virginia for April 2013 is at a new high of 4,005,710.
Employment: CES, CPS
Virginia Employment History