Colorado Job Growth
There were 2,917,700 jobs in Colorado in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 3,141,101 employed persons for the month. Colorado added 1,500 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 7,961 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Colorado job growth compared to other states.
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Colorado Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Colorado 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 Colorado
CES employment in October 2023 for Colorado is at a new high of 2,917,700.
CPS employment in Colorado reached a maximum of 3,157,472 in June 2023. 16,371 jobs have been lost in Colorado since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Colorado Employment History